Resources & dozens of opportunities that may be helpful to you: book sale & housing forum in Lubbock, TX, USA

Raiders Rojos’ Hispanic/Latino students at TX Tech: www.TTURaidersRojos.org  You are invited to the Raiders Rojos September chapter meetings which will be held on first Thursdays @ 11:30 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  We encourage all Hispanic student organizations wishing to learn more about the chapter to send representatives.  Please rsvp to Janie.Ramirez@TTU.edu by Sept 1 if you plan to attend and learn about all our upcoming programming. 2013-14 calendar is also on the website.

$30K master’s-level, global scholarships through The Rotary Foundation (below, for your convenience); get started now:  1-847-866-3000 &/or visit www.Rotary.org/en/grants

 

You are invited to exhibit in our 13th Annual South Plains Career Expo on Wed., Oct. 30,  8a-12 noon.  This event provides junior and senior high school students in this region the opportunity to learn about all of the career and educational opportunities available for them in reaching their future career goals.  Many of the students and teachers that have attended this event say that the businesses that participate are such an important part of the success of this event and therefore, we hope we can count on your participation this year.  There is no cost to have a booth.    More information can be found by clicking on this link:  South Plains Career Expo.   http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7xkj95cfe462be8&llr=yn9ug6cab  Lubbock Memorial Civic Cent01 Mac Davis Lane  Lubbock, TX 79401  Driving Directions    Cindy Miller, South Plains Career Expo, cynthia.l.miller@ttu.edu  South Plains Workforce Solutions  Wed., Oct. 30, 2013   Lubbock Memorial Civic Center     Dear Business Partners:   On behalf of the South Plains Workforce Solutions organization, we would like to invite you to participate in our 13th Annual South Plains Career Expo on Wed., Oct. 30, 8a-12 noon!  You will be able to set up in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center’s Exhibit Hall.  We are expecting more than 4,000 area high school junior and senior students to attend this event to learn more about career and educational opportunities in our region.  To date, with your support and partnership, we have brought together more than 44,000 area high school students that have been exposed to hundreds of career and educational opportunities.  The students will be scheduled to visit with you from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon.  Refreshments will be available during the event.     During the career expo, students and educators will have an opportunity to discuss first-hand the many career and educational opportunities in your areas.  Remember that the Career Expo allows you to be creative and interactive with students through your booth.  Students are attracted to booths that are interesting and hands-on.  When you are planning your booth for the this career expo, try to incorporate these components into your exhibit.  Many business partners find success by partnering with the postsecondary program that provides the educational training for the career.  South Plains College, Lubbock Christian University, Wayland Baptist University, and Texas Tech University can be great partners to help you provide a fun, interactive booth.     Tips for New Businesses Preparing for the Expo & Returning Business Partners:    Interactive, hands-on exhibits are ideal.   Showcase your chosen career field rather than just your organization/business.    Partner with postsecondary to enhance your booth.    Think outside the box and be creative with your exhibit.    Bring enough colleagues to help you out at the Expo.  With 4,000 students coming through, you will need extra help to speak with students    We strongly encourage you to register early for this Career Expo.  Please complete the registration to reserve your booth today!

Anytime Refer children with disabilities for free summer camps (waiting list for children with diabetes):  TLC@LionsCamp.com or 830-896-8500; www.LionsCamp.com & RBHL@SuddenLink.Net or 806-797-7652.  Outdoor, summer camping on 504 acres of hills & woods; health-education & camp-graduation experiences for Texas children with disabilities – creating an atmosphere where campers will learn the “can do” philosophy & be allowed to achieve maximum personal growth & self-esteem; also, specialized camp for children with diabetes.  Offering special children the opportunity to be “just a regular kid” for a week:  swimming, music, photography, horseback riding, sports nature studies, arts & crafts, sleeping under the star, boating, high & low ropes course, archery.  Children have learned to ride horses, swim, camp & meet other children with similar circumstances.  Eligibility:  children 7-16 years old with any of these conditions:  asthma, amputee, blind/vision impaired, burns, heart problems, deaf/hearing impaired, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cancer/tumor, lupus, muscular dystrophy, mute, polio, partial paralysis, rickets, scoliosis, sickle cell, stroke, Legg-Perthes, Charcot-Marie-Tooth; 8-15 years old with diabetes.

All the time!  No-charge, engaging education & college-going resources for your youth audiences & their families:  [1] www.TGSLC.org/Order & select “Request Materials” bar from the upper, right-hand side of page; [2] from US Department of Education:  Orders@FSAPubs.Gov or 1-800-394-7084; www.FSAPubs.org

Child   Abuse-Prevention trainings throughout TX  TRAININGS  CLICK   HERE FOR LISTING AND TO REGISTER ON-LINE  Or cut and paste     www.preventchildabusetexas.org/trainings.html
November 16 Harlingen St. Alban’s   Episcopal Church1417 E Austin Ave.
Harlingen, TX 78552

 WALKS FOR CHILDREN

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Or cut and paste http://www.preventchildabusetexas.org/walks.html

November 2  San   Antonio Walk to   Action

Please contact the Prevent Child Abuse Texas office if you are interested in scheduling a training or walk in your area.    Wendell Teltow  Executive Director  Prevent Child Abuse Texas  13740 Research Blvd. #R-4   Austin, TX 78750   512-250-8438    www.PreventChildAbuseTexas.org   

Walk to Action

How far would you walk to prevent child abuse?

November 2, 2013 – San Antonio

28th Annual Conference on the

Prevention of Child Abuse

Omni   Hotel at the Colonnade – San Antonio,   Texas

March   3-4, 2014

TRAININGS  CLICK HERE FOR LISTING AND TO REGISTER ON-LINE  Or cut and paste www.preventchildabusetexas.org/trainings.html

November 16 Harlingen St. Alban’s Episcopal   Church1417 E Austin Ave.
Harlingen, TX 78552
November 2  San Antonio Walk to Action

Please contact the Prevent Child Abuse Texas office if you are interested in scheduling a training or walk in your area.   Wendell Teltow  Executive Director  Prevent Child Abuse Texas  13740 Research Blvd. #R-4   Austin, TX 78750   512-250-8438    www.PreventChildAbuseTexas.org  

Walk to Action

How far would you walk to prevent child abuse?

November 2, 2013 – San Antonio

28th Annual Conference on the

Prevention of Child Abuse

Omni Hotel at the   Colonnade – San Antonio,  Texas

March 3-4, 2014

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