Tuesday, March 31, 2009

3rd (Spring Quarter) Upcoming Events

This week starts our 3rd quarter of our 2008-2009 tutoring/mentoring year and we just wanted to share a few of the many upcoming events during this quarter:

- Interns - Northwestern University student, Diana Castaneda, will be the newest member of the Cabrini Connections’ Team! Diana will be interning in the program from March 30th-June4th

-Birthday Celebrations - During the first tutoring/mentoring sessions of April and May we will be celebrating the birthdays of all our students, staff, and mentors with special treats.

-Art and Video Festival is taking place this Saturday, June 4 from 5-10pm, at the Palette and Chisel. Click here and here for more information.

-Career Week (April 6-10) The students, staff, and volunteers will be taking in Career week where our students will be visiting various workplaces of our volunteers on the 6th and the 7th to get a better understanding of various careers that the students are interested in. And on 8th and 9th several of our volunteers will be providing presentations during the tutoring/mentoring session about their careers and the path they took to get to their current careers.

-FREE Bike for Student! The students who earned 400 points or more during the 2nd quarter will be receiving their free bikes during the month of April.

-A new addition to the Art Club, Johnny Li, will be bringing his talents and services to the Art Club during the month of May. Johnny Li will be conducting an Art Therapy type of project for the students taking part in Art Club

-On May 28-29th we will be hosting our Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference at Northwestern University Law School http://www.tutormentorconference.org/

- Year End Dinner - On June 4th we will be concluding our 3rd Quarter with our Annual Year-End Dinner that will take place from 6-8 p.m., at Cornerstone; located at 1111 N. Wells in Chicago.

Please read the Weekly Newsletter to stay informed and use SVHATS to share your ideas and ask questions.

Donations are always needed, especially in this difficult economy. Stay tuned to fund raising activities by reading the Cabrini Fund Raising Blog

Finally, we hope many of you will join in the visioning and planning that helps us improve Cabrini Connections from year to year. You can read about our strategies on the planning wikis. If you'd like to volunteer as an editor of the wiki, or have ideas you'd like to add, you can log in using your SVHATS passwords.

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