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Young Americans Staff Newsletter - August
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Staff Notes

August 2019

Don't forget the joint Young Americans / Daniels Fund meeting, Wednesday, August 28 in the morning!  RSVP to Sue: seuser@yacenter.org.

Bank

  • Pigs Around Town in Belmar was a big success!  In total, 376 youth participated, and the Bank opened 205 new accounts.
  • Money Matters Classes return in August!  Classes occur on Saturdays, August 17 GVR, 24 HQ, and 31 Belmar, and youth can earn $10 into their bank account for participating.
  • New Savings Passbooks are nearly ready!  Account holders can pick up their new Passbooks at a Passbook Pizza Party on Saturday, August 10 from 11:30-1:30.

Programs

  • Thank you to our four amazing Daniels Scholar interns, Madison Turner, Sasha Shadrina, Miguel Gonzalez, and Imad Rashed, who have joined us this summer!  They'll be headed back to school this month.
  • Summer Camps are nearly complete!  In total, 1006 youth participated in on-site camps, which doesn't include camps run at Moorhead Recreation Center, St. Vrain Schools, and Central New Mexico Community College.

YouthBiz

  • YouthBiz Summer Camps wrap up this week, too!  In addition to on-site camps, YouthBiz held camps in conjunction with Girls Inc. and Aims Community College.
  • Congratulations to the nine finalists named for this year's Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition.  Winners will be announced at the Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars event on Thursday, October 3.
  • For a second year, YouthBiz is teaming up with Park Burger restaurants in Burger Biz!  The creator of the best burger wins a $500 prize.  Youth ages 6-12 are eligible to participate in this free workshop, which runs from Tuesday, October 15 through Friday, October 18, 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Miscellaneous

  • Save the date for the joint Daniels Fund / Young Americans meeting in the morning of August 28.  RSVP to Sue.
  • Email Kelsie (kbyrd@yacenter.org) or Thuy (tcarlson@yacenter.org) to schedule a massage slot on August 15 or 16.
  • Young Americans Center's 2018 Annual Report is now available online!  
  • Save the date for the staff Holiday Party this November at Voodoo Comedy.  The evening is from 6-9pm on November 16.
  • Did you know that you can access important information regarding benefits, PTO, policies, and payroll at the yacenter.org Employee Site?  The password is Hr. 
  • Young Americans has moved to a new server!  If for some reason server files don't appear on your computer, type \\yac-file01 into the search field to access these files. 
  • The current wifi password is: Summer2019. 
     

WORK ANNIVERSARIES

Kelsie Byrd - 5 years
Maite Wantwadi - 5 years
Maria Romero - 5 years
Merrick Stein - 5 years

     

UPCOMING DATES

8.15 - Massages
8.16 - Massages
8.17 - All-staff picnic
8.23 - Yoga
8.28 - YA/DF meeting
11.16 - Holiday Party

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