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So much going on at Calmer Choice. It's our February Newsletter.
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F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R
F O L L O W on I N S T A G R A M
From the Chairman of the Board
There is a phrase once appropriated by Robert Kennedy that purportedly originated as a Chinese curse that goes.."May You Live In Interesting Times".  Though intended to suggest that a life of hyper-activity and uncertainty is one of distress and discomfort, this is not always the case.

For Calmer Choice, 2016 was indeed  filled with interesting events; at times stressful & uncertain, yet just as often with great surprises in the form of unexpected support.  We met with generous donors, passionate parents and partnered with ever more schools.  We weathered a few storms but found that the great majority on our peninsula share our vision of..."A world in which young people lead lives of kindness and compassion towards themselves and others". Read more
 

 
Article: An Appreciation Game for Kids 
Building thankfulness and appreciation into the fabric of your family is a gift your kids can rely on when they are faced with disappointment.   Read more
Calmer Choice will be Keynote Speaker at Bridging Minds Conference 
Our Executive Director Fiona Jensen and Program Director Adria Kennedy will be keynote speakers at the Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth in San Diego Feb 10-12, 2017. 
Topic: Secular Mindfulness in Schools More info
 
Interview with Business Alliance Partner Tammy Glivinski of Glivinski Associates, Inc. 
 

What is your connection to Calmer Choice?
We were engaged by Calmer Choice as the Fiscal Consultants and we oversee all financial activity, including the validation of receipts and disbursements and compliance with funders and government.  Subsequently as we learned more about the organization, we have become business alliance partners and supporters. 

How did you hear about Calmer Choice?
David Troutman introduced me to the organization as they were launching when he came to a workshop hosted by Cape Cod Five Foundation, in which I presented “Fiscal Literacy for Non-Profit Organizations  Read More
 

A great end to 2016! 

We have had an amazing few months of fundraising at Calmer Choice!  We raised $16, 734 for the Last Gasp bike race, $15,533.00 for our Year End Appeal including $4,446 for #GivingTuesday and $20,000 for the Spectacle of Trees. THANK YOU to everyone who supported us this year! We are so grateful. 
 
After numerous requests, Calmer Choice is excited to announce that this winter/spring 2017 we will be offering mindfulness workshops for teens.  We are in the process of gathering information to better serve you! 

If you are interested in a teen program, please fill out the survey found here. 
Save the DATE! Feb 25th 

Heels Over Head Yoga Studio will be hosting a fundraiser for Calmer Choice and the KC Coombs Elementary school. February 25th 10-2pm. More Info to Follow.....
 Business Alliance Partner news:
We are happy to welcome our newest Business Alliance Parnter Dark Horse Beef & Deli Co.!  We are excited you have decided to partner with us.  It will be a great year. Thank you! 
 We need Falmouth Road Race Runners!
We are recruiting Falmouth Road Race Runners!
Come and join Calmer Choice's team this year. The race is August 20, 2017.
If interested, please email Annalise at amecham@calmerchoice.org
Would you like to help us further our mission?  Sponsor a child, classroom or school.

DONATE today!  

Or email info@calmerchoice.org for more information
 
 
Thanks to our Major Sponsors!
Thank to our major Business Alliance Partners!
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Our mailing address is:
23G2 White's Path, Suit #2
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
508-390-0808
info@calmerchoice.org

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