Join Region 9 Area Agency on Aging, Senator Wayne Schmidt, and Representative Sue Allor for a virtual town hall meeting on Oct. 23rd at 12:30 p.m. Registration Link: https://forms.gle/BqVN3eybEzaZJE6fA
Did you know President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as Head Start Awareness Month on October 22, 1982? Head Start was created by President Lyndon B. Johnson... in 1965 to provide comprehensive health, nutrition, and educational opportunities for children and families across the United States. Head Start has created school readiness and opportunity for 55 years and impacted over 37 million children in the process! Watch this video on Head Start History https://bit.ly/2GqLsIQ
Signature errors ruin thousands of Michigan ballots. Don’t be that voter. More than 800 people who voted by absentee ballot in Michigan’s August primary didn’t have their vote counted because their signature on the ballot envelope didn’t match the signature on file. A larger number of primary voters, roughly 1,500, had their ballots rejected for failing to sign ballot envelopes.
According to the Associated Press, military suicide is up as much as 20% in this Covid-19 era. Evidence-based research shows a simple act such as sending writing a letter to a Veteran, can help prevent suicide. If you know a Veteran, consider sending them a letter. This simple act could save a life.
Consumers Energy is providing $12 million to help Michigan residents and small businesses with energy bills, making an unprecedented commitment to helping customers and communities the COVID-19 pandemic has affected. For more information , go to https://www.consumersenergy.com/
Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. Read More about FGP and volunteer programs in your community!
Your Last Chance To Be Counted Time is running out to respond to the 2020 Census! We ask that you remind friends, family members, co-workers, and neighbors to participate.
Every person living in the United States must be counted. Communities across the nation will miss out on funding for critical public services over the next 10 years unless everyone is counted.
Spread the word that you can still respond online at 2020census.gov, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by completing and mailing back the paper questionnaire. The time to act is now! https://2020census.gov/…
It has been a busy summer here at NEMCSA. In addition to all of the events going on, school is back in session, summer is nearing a close, and Autumn has arrived. Explore the latest NEMCSA news and efforts engaging in anti-poverty efforts in this month's edition.
GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IS A CHANCE TO FOLLOW A DREAM. IT’S NEVER TOO LATE. With free college tuition, now is the right time. Choose your path to get started. Find out more information: https://www.michigan.gov/frontliners