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Revving Up and Getting Back on Track

Community Networking Soiree
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Revving Up

Since I haven’t quite decided on a suitable term to adequately capture how I feel, I will settle for one that conveys the most predominant feeling right now.  It is with humility that I embrace this time of my life, to reconnect with the world, and make a deliberate and significant stride toward normalcy since the recent passing of my father. As one who prides herself on being a perpetual student of life’s lessons, I must acknowledge a major loss such as this, as one which I have also viewed within the context of the psyche of Family Adult Caregivers around the world. I share your loss and feel your pain, even as I ‘hear’ my Papa urging me to keep the ball rolling, and to never lose sight of my goal! The drive to keep going should never leave us! I, not unlike a host of other adult children of the recently departed, have a lot to be thankful for when I take stock of the rich legacy my father left behind, not just for me, but for many others around the world. I feel ever so blessed!

Getting Back On Track

With the support of my Board, Program Director, Volunteers and Well-Wishers; I am looking forward to the upcoming Your Time For Community Networking Soiree (August 9, 2014)– an opportunity for Long Island’s high school students, as well as current college-bound high school graduates, to experience an intergenerational professional and social relationship with a diverse pool of male and female community role models representing the arts, business & and professional world, academia, human services and local politics.

All Participants can look forward to interacting with an impressive line-up of motivational presenters and Resource Persons which includes current college students, professors, medical doctors, community activists and faith based leaders, mental health practitioners, and public officials – all of whom care about the well-being and academic success of our youth.

Other highlights include: lunch, entertainment, high tea, beauty and heath activities, giveaways and more!

If you have a burning desire to touch the lives of our youth in a special way, and would like to be a part of this initiative, kindly contact us.

Online Pre-registration is necessary for all participants. Admission is Free!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/your-time-for-community-networking-soiree-tickets-10898574931

 

Creative Empowerment Arts Contest Update

Please note that our Creative Arts Contest is currently underway with more opportunities for five students to win scholarships ranging from $500.00 – $1000. Visit our Creative Arts Contest website page for more details.

 

Madona Cole-Lacy, M.A. Ed.

Founder/CEO:  Your Time For Creative Empowerment, Inc.





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