Announcements of August 10th

Vote for Sacred Roots
AIHFS’ Sacred Roots has been nominated for a Food Power Award through the Detroit Food Policy Council. Each year the Detroit Food Policy Council hosts the Food Power Awards to celebrate those doing powerful work to build a sustainable and just local food system in Detroit. If you’d like to vote for them, use the following link.

https://form.responster.com/8d5GdD?mc_cid=ede6061e7a&mc_eid=646a05cfd4

 

Women’s Society
On August 16th! ILEAD  & Sarah Dayson have invited Women’s Society to participate in a  beading workshop in the social hall of AIHFS, 5-7pm. Please note the workshop starts a bit earlier than the usual time. Come get your bead on!

 

Beading Workshop
On Thursday, August 16th from 5pm-7pm, AIHFS is hosting a beading workshop with Sarah Dayson. All are welcome to attend, whether it’s your first time or if you are looking to improve your skills! If you have questions, call Casey or Teia at 313-846-3718.

 

Healthy Start/Early Head Start End of Year Baby Celebration
Join Healthy Start and Early Head Start for a special playgroup celebrating the babies, toddlers, and parents in our community! All families who have participated in either program in the past year are invited to attend on Friday, August 17  from 11am-1:30pm.  We will have a picnic, outdoor playtime, and more!  For more information please contact the Healthy Start or Early Head Start office, at 313-846-3718

 

AIHFS Pow Wow and Health Fair
Saturday, August 25th, public welcome from 11am to 4pm, at our annual pow wow and health fair! We will have Native American arts and crafts, as well as food available for purchase.  The grand entry of dancers will begin at noon! This is a free event and we are recommending you bring your lawn chairs so you’ll be able to watch all the dancing in comfort. Our pow wow will be at Romanowski Park, 4551 Lonyo Ave., Detroit, which is right around the corner from our agency. We are open to all dancers. We will also have a Wellness Walk around Romanowski Park at 10:30am. Wellness Walk participants will receive a t-shirt. Registration for the walk begins at 10am. For pow wow vendor information, contact Casey Brant at cbrant@aihfs.org  This is a drug and alcohol free event. For general information please call Shelly at 313-846-3718. We also have opportunity to help as a volunteer, for more info ask for Bridie at the same ph. number.
Here is the link to our facebook event for the pow wow
https://www.facebook.com/events/1799165657057326/

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
September 6th, here at AIHFS, Sacred Bundle is offering a free training designed to teach parents, family members, human services workers and others, how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge, or is in crisis. Please let us know if you are attending, LLockhart@aihfs.org or bdavis@aihfs.org  or ph. 313-846-3718.

 

Wellness Retreat
Sacred Roots and Sacred Bundle will be hosting a Wellness Retreat on September 14-16. We welcome anyone 14 and up to attend. Registration is required. Please contact Rosebud or Shiloh to register or if you have questions. rschneider@aihfs.org or smaples@aihfs.org.

 

Michigan Kinship Care Conference
The Detroit Area Agency on Aging along with its partners, Bridging Generations and Franklin Wright Settlements will host a Statewide Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference Friday, September 14, 2018 from 9.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Major Seminary on Chicago Blvd. in Detroit. Attendance is FREE for grandparents and kinship relatives.

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