Dakota County Connections Updates
What: Her Health Women’s Center Diaper Dash
Who: Everyone, walkers and runners
Where: Crystal Cove, South Sioux City
When: Sat. Sept. 22nd9:00 am
Why: Annual Fundraiser
Register@herhealthwomenscenter.org or at Crystal Cove on the day of the walk
What: Welcoming week
When: September 15 – 25 –a nationwide opportunity for us to come together as neighbors and celebrate each other.
Siouxland events include:
- September 17 – Citizenship Day Celebration at Mary Treglia (900 Jennings Street) – Tours at 7:45am and 4pm; open house all day; Citizenship Trivia (see if you can pass the test!).
- September 21 – Citizenship Clinicat Mary Treglia (immigration attorneys will prepare naturalization applications for prequalified clients)
- September 21 – 9am, 12pm, and 3pm – Naturalization Informational Sessions for potential candidates for naturalization. Hosted by Unity in Action at Mary Treglia, 900 Jennings Street
- September 25 – 4:30pm – Immigration Simulation at Mary Treglia. Great opportunity to get a glimpse of the challenges faced by those wishing to make the US their home. PRE-REGISTRATION STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. Child care and food available
What: Local Resource Grant
Who: WellCare Health Plan
Where: Online Application
Why: Small Grants of up to 1500 to local Community-Based Organizations-request must focus on 1/3 issues. Housing/Homelessness, Heathy/food Access, Mental Health. No reporting requirements at this grant level.
What: Volunteer Management-Training Series (Volunteer Centers of Iowa)
Who: Volunteer Coordinators and Managers
When: Sept. 20th – Nov. 29th, 2018- 9:00- 10:30 am
Why: Your involvement in this training series will connect you with other volunteer coordinators and managers in Iowa to provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of planning, recruitment, placement, orientation, supervision, and evaluation.
What: Who You A.R.E Matters! – (Beyond the Bell)
Who: Staff who want to learn, discuss, and practice intervention positive strategies in managing and changing inappropriate behavior.
Where: Howard Johnson Hotel Conference Room 707 4th St., Sioux City, IA
When: Friday, Sept. 28th 8:30 am -3:30 pm (Lunch provided)
Why: An activity-based training that encourages staff to develop skills in initiating and maintaining positive relationships. $30 per person, 6 approved DHS DHHD credit hours for ECE and school-age professionals. Call 712-635-0267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Free Dental Clinic
Who: Iowa Mission of Mercy/ Questions-call 800-828-2181 or email iowamom.org
Where: Tyson Events Center Sioux City IA
When: October 5th – 6th 2018/ Doors open at 6:30 am and close once capacity has been reached
Why: Patients will be seen on a first come basis, no income restrictions, all ages welcome, childcare provided, services include: filings, extractions, cleanings and flippers (partials)
What: Barn Fest (STARS INC)
Who: Family Fall Festival
Where: STARS, Inc. 33148K-22, Sioux City IA 51104
When: Oct 6th, 2018, 5 pm – 8 pm
Why: A great night for families to come and enjoy a carnival, hayrack rides, food trucks, etc.…
What: Circle of Security Parenting Class offered in Spanish by Crittenton Center
Who: Crittenton’s Resource Center 712-255-4321 ext 151
Where: South Sioux City Public Library
When: Oct. 10th – Nov. 28th
What: 29th Annual Tri-State Early Childhood Conference
Who: Child Care Providers, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten and 1st grade Teachers, Child Care Administrators and Directors, Parents of young children
Where: Delta Hotel, Fourth and B Street South Sioux City Ne
When: Oct.13th, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Why: Positive ways to guide the next generation. For more information call 402 987 2140 at the Ne Extension office in Dakota City, Dakota.unl.edu
What: Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair / Dakota City Fire Dept.
Who: All Welcome
What: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Wear Jeans in OCT and donate in support of CSADV services)
Where: CSADV would like to invite everyone to join their efforts by promoting a “Jeans Day” at your place of employment during the month of Oct.
When: Pick a day or several where employees can wear blue jeans to work for a $5.00 donation to CSADV
Why: Can’t do Jeans day? Consider going purple, the traditional color for Domestic Violence Awareness Month! And or let us put together a display for you or provide a speaker. To participate contact Shelli by phone at 712 277 0131 or email email@example.com
What: Siouxland’s Coffee Extravaganza
Where: Sioux City Convention Center
When: Nov. 3rd, 2018 11:00 am -4:00 pm
Why: Celebrating the region’s coffee culture with all thing’s coffee, coffee sampling, tasting, latte art, live entertainment and so much more- all for a good cause.
Venue phone:712 279 4800