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Southern Oregon Classical Conversations

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A classical Christian community of parents dedicated to educating our children at home. We support and encourage parents so that they can feel empowered to homeschool through High School. We desire “To know God and to make Him known.” A homeschool community that meets in Ashland,  Central Medford, Central Point, and Grants Pass weekly during the school year.  During the year, …

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Simple Steps to Start the Money Conversation with Kids

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A list from WalletHub released earlier this year ranked Oregon the 30th most financially literate state. It’s not something to brag about and our state’s financial literacy standards are far from perfect. A new survey from COUNTRY Financial found that when it comes to financial matters, 60 percent of Oregonians rely on what they learned from mom and dad. Though the survey found that …

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Free Summer Meals Program for Kids & Teens

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Summer Meals -Nourishing Oregon’s Kids. There are over 800 summer meal sites in Oregon with free meals for kids and teens ages 1-18.    Summer meal programs may serve a combination of lunch, breakfast, supper and morning or afternoon snacks. Some programs also offer learning activities for kids before or after meals.      Click on  the map below to …

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The Family Connection

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Great parenting doesn’t happen in isolation. The Family Connection provides a regional parenting hub where parents can come together, learn effective parenting skills from certified parenting educators, be introduced to community resources and find support from other parents. Parenting is hard work! As Southern Oregon’s Parenting Hub, The Family Connection and The Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative (OPEC) were founded to …

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THE KIDS DASH

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The 8th annual Kids Dash is June 8th, 2019 at the Grants Pass High School track. Gate opens st 8AM. Entry fee is $10/child. The Kids Dash was founded by Dr. Nate Tanner. It has been a KidZone Community Foundation event since 2014. The Kids Dash includes runs for children ages two through middle school as well as relay races …

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace: Providing Beds for Children in Need

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace began in Twin Falls, Idaho in 2012 when a group of people built a bunk bed as a service project. After building a second bunk bed with the leftover lumber, they offered it for free on Facebook with an overwhelming response. They soon realized that the need is out there for beds for children – the …

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The 4-H Experience

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4-H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Kids experience 4-H …

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Medford to open first Hebrew School

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Bringing Jewish Life to Medford, Oregon! Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will open the first ever Hebrew school in Medford, Oregon beginning this October of 2018 for children ages 3-12. The Hebrew School will be servicing the areas of Medford, Jacksonville, Grants Pass, and suburbs. “Our Regional Jewish Center is located in Ashland but we saw a great need …

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The Recovery Village

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The Recovery Village. Find Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Oregon That Works. Tucked away in the picturesque Pacific Northwest, Oregon is one of the country’s often overlooked treasures. From rugged coastlines to pristine evergreen wilderness, this diverse state offers no shortage of breathtaking sights. But while the Beaver State boasts beautiful views and bustling metropolitan areas, it also has a …

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Drugrehab.com

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Drugrehab.com is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery. You can access the Oregon resource here: https://www.drugrehab.com/oregon/ or call 877-695-5395 Spread the love

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