1. Canstruction: Reading Around the Camp Fire

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    This past weekend, several of CalSERVES AmeriCorps members gathered at Coddingtown Mall to participate in this year’s Canstruction event.  Canstruction is a design and build competition where participants create structures made out of canned food. The mission of Canstruction is to bring awareness about and canned foods to, the men,...
  2. 2013 Cesar Chavez Heatlh Fair a Success!

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    AmeriCorps members get in the spirit of health! On Saturday, April 6, AmeriCorps members gathered early in the morning to prepare for the 13th Annual Cesar Chavez Health Fair. 70 AmeriCorps members serving with the CalSERVES programs were there to help families access help and resources for dental health and...
  3. 2013 Cesar Chavez Health Fair

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    Join us at the Cesar Chavez Health Fair!Saturday, April 6, 2013 10am – 2pmCook Middle School, 2480 Sebastopol Rd. in Santa Rosa  It’s Springtime, and at CalSERVES that means we’re gearing up for the annual Cesar Chavez Health Fair. We’ve been hosting the Health Fair every year since 2000, and...
  4. Having Fun with Fruits and Veggies

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    This month, Wright held its annual Nutrition Olympics. Every year, students participate in activities geared toward learning fun facts about fruits and vegetables. Normally, the mentors lead the students in activities similar to fitness centers, but this year, members at Wright Charter took it to another level. Decked in fruit...
  5. Cesar Chavez Health Fair a Success!

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      CalSERVES Cesar Chavez Health Fair 2012 is in the books as another success …and considering the rain! Congratulations to all participants on a job well done!  CalSERVES is privileged each year to provide free health services to the Santa Rosa community.  How successful was the impact of this years...
  6. 2012 Cesar Chavez Health Fair

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    Tomorrow is our annual Cesar Chavez Health Fair. It will be amazing, so come on down and join us! Meadow View Elementary School 2665 Dutton Meadow Ave, Santa Rosa, CA. 95407 Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 10am – 2pm The day will be filled with entertainment, games and activities for...
  7. A Passion for COOL Sports

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     COOL Sports has always been one of my favorite aspects of the CalSERVES programs. As a mentor at Sheppard Elementary, I coached every Challenge during the school year. I enjoyed watching my students’ faces light up with joy when they arrived at the Challenge and saw all the other students...
  8. Super Snack Love

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    Before I became an After School Team Leader, I knew that one of my main responsibilities would be providing snack for the students. This year we started something brand new, the supper program. When I initially heard about the change I grew extremely nervous. Not only did the amount of...
  9. Fun with Tennis

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    Last year, I was fortunate enough to have been in the right place at the right time to be introduced to Michelle Skipwith, the USTA Tennis Service Representative for Sonoma County. She was giving a presentation on bringing “QuickStart Tennis” into elementary schools to get young students more involved with...
  10. Meadow View Health and Wellness Fair!

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    Diana Bridges, Literacy Team Leader at Kawana Elementary The Health and Wellness Fair, put on this year by Meadow View Elementary School, had all the features of a good fair. Parents, mentors, and students alike attended the event and enjoyed the activities and attractions. Many booths offered information about health...