Information Crisis Services Training

Training Overview Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day workshop designed for all community members. The goal is to enhance a caregiver’s ability to assist a  person at risk of suicide.  ASIST enhances skills to intervene until either the immediate risk of suicide is reduced, or additional  life-assistance resources can be found. Contact…
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I Can Almost See The Finish Line!

        In this picture, Leola is at the Boulder Resviour (Sp) this is where she will swim and then bike!   Leola’s participation in the Ironman Triathlon in Boulder, Colorado is this weekend, August 3rd! She arrived in Boulder, Colorado Sunday night, 27th.  Leola feels very fortunate to be able to participate in this Triathlon.  She is excited and…
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You Are Needed – July 28th, 2014

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle.   *Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required) Staining decks and…
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Monday Is Here!

I know how you all are feeling this Monday morning…a little droggy, wanting to crawl back in to your bed, sure sign you have a case of the Mondays.  And I know after a long hard day of work you just want to have a relaxing night at home with your family (or at least try…
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Top 10 Reasons To Volunteer!

According to students at UC San Diego: #10: It’s good for you. Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It: Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns. Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one’s fate, strengthen the immune system. #9: It…
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Community Volunteer Workshop!

Time to put this date on your calendar, Oct. 21st, 2014, because The Community Volunteer Workshop is coming up!  If you are wanting to improve your volunteer base at your nonprofit center, enhance your business by learning how to effectively connect with volunteer opportunities and how volunteers can impact your business, learn how students can…
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You Are Needed – July 21st, 2014

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle. *Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)   *Walk of Hope…
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You Are Needed – July 14th, 2014

If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLink’s Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunities not listed, visit www.myfirstlink.org and click on “Be the Change: Volunteer” blue circle. *Indicates a youth activity (no guardian required)   *Walk of Hope…
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Red River Valley Fair

Looking for some fun this week…?!  Don’t forget the Red River Valley Fair is going on where there are a lot of great contests like paint your yorkie, photography contest, pasta cooking contest, and so much more!  Also there are some great live performances at the Grandstand! Tonight, #Friday, at 8pm Billy Currington will be performing!  It is a great…
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Triumphant Triathlon

    “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”   October 2013, Leola experienced a tragic loss that I hope no one has to ever go through.  Leola’s brother-in-law Scott took his life leaving behind his wife and daughters.  Leola always enjoys remembering…
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