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Vicksburg Summer Events Update

Hi Everyone—

You are cordially invited to mark your calendars for these upcoming NAMI Vicksburg events:

June events:
*First Friday Dutch-treat Breakfast at Shoney’s – June 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – Informal gathering, come and go, good food, conversation, & fellowship. For Info or to let us know to expect you, call or text 601-218-0843 or email Everyone is invited.
*First Tuesday Family Support Group – June 5th, 6 p.m. – Time of sharing, support, and group wisdom for families. Conf. Rm. of Merit Riv. Reg. WEST Campus.
*First Wednesday Connection Peer Recovery Group – June 6th, 4:30 p.m. Conf. Rm. of Merit Riv. Reg. WEST Campus, 1111 N. Frontage Rd.

July Events:
*Note: July 3rd, 4:15 p.m. Affiliate Planning meeting to set Agenda for July 24th Affiliate meeting – Merit RR WEST. May be changed due to Holiday.
*First Tuesday Family Support Group – July 3rd, 6 p.m. Merit RR WEST. May be changed due to Holiday. Check to be sure.
*First Wednesday Connection Recovery Group – TBA due to Holiday.
**NAMI Vicksburg Quarterly Affiliate Meeting – July 24th, 6 p.m. Follow-up meeting to discuss outcomes of April 24th Mental Health Town Hall meeting and other Affiliate Business and to plan programs and activities for the upcoming fiscal year. Everyone is invited and encouraged to be an active part of NAMI Vicksburg.
**There is an upcoming Teacher Training in Meridian August 9, 10, and 11 for those who would like to train to teach the NAMI Family-to-Family class and the NAMI BASICS class for parents of children with emotional or behavioral difficulties. Deadline for Registration is July 19th. Space is limited. See info below if you are interested. We need more teachers for both programs in Vicksburg to be sure we can offer the classes each year.

Teacher Training – Register by JULY 19. Programs: NAMI Family-to-Family and NAMI Basics. Target Areas: Meridian, Newton, Philadelphia. Expenses Paid for Training Materials and Lunch. Thursday, Friday and Saturday – August 9-11, 2018. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1116 23rd Street, Meridian, MS. Days 1 and 2 run from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Day 3 runs from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Registration Closes: July 19, 2018. Contact Patricia Battle 601-527-3734 or Jill Walsh 601-917-1474 for info.

Please let me know if you are interested in the Teacher Training. There are some eligibility requirements. Thanks.

P.S. Heartiest Congrats are due to the recent graduates of our NAMI Vicksburg Family-to-Family class taught by Deloris McGee & Mary Pope with Resource Person Jenny Drake assisting. We would like to invite the class participants to become a part of our monthly Family Support group. 🙂

Harriette Mastin
Affiliate Contact

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