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Penny Peterson - Community Education Director
Office: Malone Intermediate School, 1220 St. Croix St.     .     Ph: 715-262-4676     .     Fax: 715-262-4888
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Future Community Conversations & PCE Events

Thurs, Nov 14 - 6:30-8pm - Understanding Adolescents & Anxiety - Prescott HS Performing Arts Center 
Brian Crim is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist that has worked with area teens and their families for 20+ years, and is a respected parent educator on the topic of adolescence. Brian’s presentation will provide:  an overview of the significant changes going on in the teenage brain and how that relates to anxiety.  Come with your questions for Brian and learn how to help teenagers not just survive this vital stage of development, but also thrive!  This event is free & open to the public. 

Tues, Jan 7 ~ 6:30-7:15pm - The Resiliency Factor:  the ability to bend without breaking - Prescott HS Performing Arts Center
Donna Mathiowetz is a speaker and author from Hastings.  She has been sharing her story of resiliency with a variety of audiences for over 20 years.

Resiliency is like a muscle and can be strengthened.  She will share practical ways that it can be achieved while she weaves her own story of loss and life throughout her presentation.  Everyone has or will experience situations in their lives that will require resiliency.  Donna uses the analogy of the palm tree. It bends during the storm, then stands again, even stronger than before.  The ability for us to stand strong again can’t be accomplished alone. We need others.  Donna will share ways that will help us not only survive the worst, but even thrive.

Her website is: www.unfinishedbydesign.com  Donna will have copies of her book Unfinished By Design for sale in the lobby after the Community Conversation.  This event is free & open to the public. 


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