September 2013 - Cope Family Center


September 2013 - Cope Family Center
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Garden Day!
2013 Rock & Stroll
Save the Date!
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Community Garden Day!
2013 Virtual Napa River Rock & Stroll
Rock & Stroll on your own!
Because we won't be holding a timed-race this year, we are encouraging our suppo
to continue the Rock & Stroll tradition by gathering with family and friends to run, wa
rock or stroll during the month of September during the "Virtual Rock & Stroll." With $25 registration fee, you will be entered into a weekly raffle for prizes like gift cards Athletic Feat, bicycle tune-ups, gym memberships and so much more! You will also
receive one ticket to our annual Donor and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, Friday
September 27, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm at the Napa General Store riverfront terrac
As a runner, walker, ROCKER or STROLLER, your registration fees and donations a significant difference in the fight against child abuse and neglect in our community
While we have accomplished a lot in our 41 year history, we still have a lot of work t
Research shows that poverty is the strongest indicator for poor educational
achievement and puts children at the highest risk of abuse and neglect
This summer has been kind to
the Cope Community Garden!
We have harvested zucchini,
tomatoes, green beans,
cucumbers, onions and
peppers! With the guidance
from the UC Master Gardeners
of Napa County and compost
1/3 of Napa families live below the poverty line
In 2012, there were 1,364 cases (more than THREE a day) of child abuse/ne
referred to Child Protective Services in Napa County, an increase of 21% ove
past year.
of Napa County and compost
donated from Napa Recycling
and Waste Services, the Cope
garden has become a true
community project we are
proud to share. Join us from our next Garden
Day on October 1 at 3pm.
Master Gardeners Mary
Hudson and Cheryl Toivola will
be joining us to help wrap up
our summer garden and
prepare for Fall.
Child abuse/neglect leads to obesity, mental health issues and substance
abuse--three of the top four health needs cited for Napa County.
Investing in our community's children cultivates the citizens of tomorrow. Please con
your support of Cope Family Center to help Napa families create lasting bonds that
promote future success in school, work, and life, benefiting the entire community!
For questions or more information, please contact Community Engagement Manage
Christina Mitchell, at (707) 252-1123, ext 114.
Save the Date!
Upcoming Events
Cope Family Center's Woman2Woman committee
exists to create and implement
strategies to educate and
engage community women as
volunteers, fund-raisers and
ambassadors for Cope Family
This October, the W2W
Education Ambassadors will be
hosting an evening,
informational event, Enough is
Enough: Kindergarten is too
late. Presentation and
discussion topics will include
Early Childhood Development
and the impact of adverse
experiences on children and the
community at large. Check
back for more details! Please
call or email Anna Marzolf with
questions at (707) 252-1123 ext
108, or [email protected]
Be sure to check out the article
in this month's newsletter on
Cope and W2W's primary
fundraiser, Holiday Glam &
Woman2Woman has had a
Holiday Glam & Giving
Cope Family Center's Woman2Woman Committee presents th
2nd Annual Holiday Glam & Giving benefit fashion show, auct
and luncheon on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 11am to
2:30pm at The Mertiage Resort and Spa in Napa. The event
feature live music, a professional fashion show, a gourmet
luncheon, live and silent auctions and custom-designed trees wreaths for raffle.We invite guests to shop for exclusive holida
gifts while directly supporting local child abuse prevention effo
Tables for this event seat 10 people and can be purchased for $700, or $70 per
individual ticket. Unique sponsorship opportunities are also available with a variety o
benefits. If you are interested in sponsorship, or would like to purchase tickets
please call Christina Mitchell at (707) 252-1123, extension 114.
Community Circle Member of the Month- KVON/KVYN
1440 KVON has been the "Voice of Napa Valley" since 1947. Reporting on local new
and events, KVON has been a vital part of the Napa Valley community. Part of KVO
rich history is host, Ira C. Smith, who has now been calling high school football gam
Woman2Woman has had a
great impact on the Napa
community, but there is still so
much to do! If you are
interested in becoming a Woman2Woman member,
please contact us!
Christina Mitchell, Community
Engagement Manager
(707) 252-1123 ext 114
[email protected]
38 years! In addition to KVON, Napans have also enjoyed the music on 99.3 The Vi
(KVYN) for over 30 years! The Vine now plays a mix of today's pop, with country
crossover and some Classic Rock thrown in. You may know it better as "Sauvignon
Both stations are committed to serving Napa Valley and donate much of their airtime
supporting local non-profit organizations. 99.3 The Vine and 1440 KVON have long
supported Cope Family Center. Over the years, the stations have highlighted annua
events such as Kids' Day, the Blue Ribbon Luncheon and the ever-popular Napa Ri
Rock & Stroll. As a community radio station, they believe "it's not only a priviledge, b
vital to bring awareness to the important services Cope has provided for children an
On behalf of Cope staff, board of directors, volunteers and clients, thank you to
KVON/KVYN for your continued support of child abuse prevention and family suppo
For more information on KVON/KVYN, please visit Click
"Community" to find a full list of causes the stations currently support.
Please visit our website at
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