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2008-10-14

Social work program co-sponsoring forum on child care and child health issues

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The social work program at Bemidji State University will co-sponsor a community forum entitled “Child Care, Children’s Health Coverage and Wage Issues” on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Bemidji Boys and Girls Club at 1600 Minnesota Ave. in Bemidji, Minn.

The discussion forum, which is free and open to all who are interested in the subject, is presented by the Children’s Defense Fund of Minnesota along with the social work program, Child Care WORKS, the JOBS NOW Coalition, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Bemidji Central Labor Body, Mahube Community Council and the Northwest Indian Opportunities Industrialization Center.

For more information contact Carole Spector with the Minnesota Children’s Defense Fund at (651) 855-1188 or via e-mail at specktor@cdf-mn.org, or Kevin Ristau with the JOBS NOW Coalition at (651) 290-0240 or via e-mail at kristau@jobsnowcoalition.org.

FOR YOUR CALENDAR
Oct. 23
- 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Bemidji State University social work program co-sponsors a community forum entitled “Child Care, Children’s Health Coverage and Wage Issues.” Location: Bemidji Boys and Girls Club; 1600 Minnesota Ave.; Bemidji, Minn. Cost: free and open to the public. Information: Carole Spector with the Minnesota Children’s Defense Fund at (651) 855-1188 or via e-mail at specktor@cdf-mn.org, or Kevin Ristau with the JOBS NOW Coalition at (651) 290-0240 or via e-mail at kristau@jobsnowcoalition.org.


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