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The Memphis Crisis Center is having a big push for new volunteers to meet the growing community need for our crisis line services.  If you are a good listener, we need you.  Our focus is on recruiting EARLY BIRDS and NIGHT OWLS, volunteers who can work morning shifts (7:30 am-1:00 pm) and overnight shifts (11:00 am-7:30 am).

Overnight shifts can be “buddy shifts.”  That means if you would like to work bring a regular buddy (spouse, friend, classmate), we do allow that although they will need to fill out a confidentiality form and other applicable paperwork.

Our next training will be an accelerated training class on Saturday October 14th from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.  The cost per participant is $25.00.  If you have ever wanted to help those who are lonely, sad, struggling, facing a life challenge, or in crisis, this is your chance to become part of the Memphis Crisis Center Family and make a real difference in someone’s life.

We ask volunteers to work one fixed shift every other week.  For more information contact us at volunteers@crisis7.org or at (901) 448-2803.

 

Mike LaBonte
Executive Director
Office: (901) 448-2802
Fax: (901) 448-4030
Email: mike.labonte@crisis7.org
Website: http://cp.mcafee.com/d/1jWVIq418gdELTvoKMOqejhOrdEEEEIfFLKcCQkkkm7QT4kjpISrlZloDaAUshGpdI3HA1mXUXNl1WTS-UUl7vWoGMed7eyHN1dYlRyXZXLImIDsSrdCPo09nRlysGmzaAGm-4_zM073pIQsIFCPtPqpJUTsTsSyrh


Memphis Crisis Center
P.O. Box 40068
Memphis TN 38174

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During this workshop, participants will explore coding fundamentals with Google Blockly and SmartGurlz robots and dolls. Our Tech Divas will learn about why coding is important and then get to jump into action by learning to code robots – step-by-step. In this introductory course, (ages 7-12) girls will work together in teams think analytically, design, play, and code in real-time. We also have loads of fun making robot dances, games and videos.

This class is designed for girls ages 12 and under. No prior computing experience is necessary.

Registration begins at 9:15 AM. The event starts promptly at 10:00 AM. Participants don’t need to bring their laptops and both lunch and light snacks will be provided.

REGISTER HERE!

Space is limited, so sign up soon to secure your spot! Limited scholarships are available by applying here: (http://bit.ly/bgc_scholarships)

PARENTS: Please complete the online student profile and emergency contact forms if you have not done so already. Additionally, please print and bring signed copies of the workshop release forms that you can find HERE.

Volunteers: Interested in volunteering please sign-up HERE

Space is limited. So sign up soon to secure your spot! Please bring signed copies of these forms to the event.

STEM Program Offers a Free Trip to Washington DC for Memphis Students
 
Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) is launching an after-school STEM program called R3: Rockets, Robotics, and Arithmetic on September 27, 2017. This is a free after-school program for 6th – 12th grade and is available to public, private, and home-school students. Approximately 200 students will be selected to join.
 
R3 participants will receive weekly STEM instruction in preparation to compete in the following regional and national competitions: VEX Robotics, Lego Mindstorm, First Robotics, SeaPerch Underwater Robotics, TARC Model Rocketry, and NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to travel in the summer to see how STEM works in the real world. The summer trips to places like the Discover Park of America, Nissan and GM factories, US Space and Rocket Center are designed to allow students greater exposure to STEM disciplines.
 
The R3 Project Director of, Cameron Cooley, and R3 Site Coordinator, Marquita Wakefield will be accepting interest applications beginning August 25, 2017. Please go to tinyurl.com/r3atmase to download application or apply in person at Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering main office.
 
R3: Rockets, Robotics, & Arithmetic is a free program to Memphis residents who children are in public, private, and home-school institutions. Food is provided to all participants at no cost to parents. In addition, forty plus students will be given the opportunity to win a free trip to Washington, DC at the end of the school year.
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Solar Eclipse Event at the Pink Palace

Monday, August 21 • 12 noon – 2pm
FREE

The sun is always shining on the Pink Palace Museum…except for the two or so minutes of total Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21, 2017!

Celebrate, enjoy, learn and most of all, experience this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Pink Palace Museum. While it’s true that Memphis will only see an almost total (94%) eclipse, we are making the most of it.

Join us on the Pink Palace Mansion front lawn for:

  • Safe, viewing telescopes
  • Scale model solar system walk
  • Eclipse activity tables
  • Eclipse educators and Planetarium astronomers
  • NASA live feed of the Solar Eclipse on our Planetarium lobby monitors
  • World’s largest fully functioning solar eclipse glasses (courtesy of American Paper Optics in Bartlett)

Since it is never safe to stare into the sun, stop by our Museum Shop and purchase your safe viewing Solar Eclipse glasses. They’re selling fast so make sure you get them ahead of time!

Christian Mobile Dental Clinic 2017 Calendar

Calendar is subject to frequent changes. For the most accurate schedule, check daily.

NOTE: If you are interested in becoming a patient on the Christian Mobile Dental Clinic, you cannot have dental insurance, you must live in the zip code(s) of the host church, and you must provide photo I.D. or proof of residence at your appointment or you cannot be seen. Bellevue Baptist is not responsible for making the dental appointments, they are made by the host church.

To make an appointment call the number listed with the particular church listed in your zip code. You are able to be treated on the dental clinic up to two times per calendar year.

August 2-5: Divine Providence, 38107 | Location: 1089 Vollintine Ave. Contact: Iesha @ 901-596-0049 Dr. Gregory & Dr. Sexton & UT

August 9-12: Tabernacle MBC, 38106 | Location: 1662 Kendale Ave. Contact: Anita Brown @ 901-207-2325 between 10 am-2 pm Dr. Gregory& Dr. Sexton

August 16-19: Scenic Hills UMC 38128 | Location: 2847 Pembroke Rd. Contact: 901-494-0363 Dr. Gregory

August 23-26: Macedonia MBC Church, 38106 | Location: 2093 Perry Rd. Contact: 901-268-7096 Dr. Gregory

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