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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Event (Washington County, Oregon)

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Washington County has brought back this needed and very popular event:

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Event

“…The activities will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Beaverton Foursquare Church, 13565 SW Walker Road in Beaverton. “We wanted to provide a relaxed event while providing top-rate speakers and a resource fair. And the event, including lunch, is free,” says Letourneau.

Speakers include:

1) Mark Kramer, a family law attorney, who will address legal trends for grandparent/third party rights

2) Julie McCloud, Crime Prevention Officer, Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office, Your Grandchild and Cyberspace

3) Jacci Jones, Youth Contact, and Katrina Miller, Morrison Child & Family Services, Communication in Parenting the Second Time Around

4) Leslie Congleton, Legacy Caregiver Services & Wellspring Yoga, Self Care: Reflect, Reconnect & Relax!…” (Link to full media release.)