Posts made in February, 2011

Saving Service Programs

Posted by on Feb 24, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Saving Service Programs

This week the National Mentoring Partnership released a legislative alert regarding a potential bill that would drastically cut funding to government programs and would eliminate the Corporation for National and Community Service. See the full story below and learn what you can do to save service programs:Mentoring Legislative AlertFebruary 2011Save Service Day This past weekend, by a vote of 235-189, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, a continuing resolution that will cut government programs by $100 billion for the rest of this fiscal year. This bill eliminates the Corporation for...

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What Do I Want To Be When I Grow Up?

Posted by on Feb 18, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

What Do I Want To Be When I Grow Up?

The Partnership would like to extend a special thanks to all of the local corporations that participated in the 2011 Partnership For Our Kids Career Fair. One hundred and fifty middle school students crowded the Teacher Administration Center (TAC) cafeteria on Wednesday afternoon to learn about the many career opportunities that Omaha has to offer. Professionals from more than 20 different career fields took time to answer student questions and demonstrate what it takes to succeed in their professions. “It’s essential for students to start planning for a career at an early age because it...

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Committed To My Students

Posted by on Feb 10, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Committed To My Students

For Miller Park sixth-grade teacher, Ericka Boston, teaching is not simply her job, it’s who she is. With the countless hours spent creating new study aids and classroom projects, her work day rarely ends when the bell rings, and according to Boston, she wouldn’t want it any other way. “I love teaching and I love children,” she says. Boston adds that her passion for education has been something she has had for as long as she can remember. “Growing up, I loved playing school and I always had to be the teacher,” she recalls. In addition to playing school with her friends, Boston says that her...

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Hungry To Help?

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in blog | 0 comments

Hungry To Help?

Are you hungry to help The Partnership For Our Kids? Stop by Julio’s West,2820 South 123rd Court on February 8th, between 5-10p.m. and Julio’s will donate 10 percent of your purchase back to the Partnership! Click here to check out Julio’s extensive menu of tasty south-of-the-border...

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