Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: THE MAJORITY OF THE EVENTS LISTED BELOW THAT INVOLVE GATHERING HAVE BEEN CANCELLED …

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Sep
29
Tue
Foreign Poverty Information Event @ Zoom Meeting
Sep 29 all-day

Learn about the borgen project

Oct
3
Sat
* CANCELED Aw$um Auction – Experience This! @ Best Western Coeur d'Alene Inn
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The theme for our 2020 Aw$um Auction is Experience This! We can’t pull it off without you, so we are very excited to see what your donations will bring to the experiences of this event. We need your support. The Chamber volunteers will be reaching out to you directly for your inspired donations to put towards all of the “Experiences” the Aw$um Auction will be showcasing. We are fortunate this year to have the support and energy of the Kootenai County Young Professionals to assist with donation procurement and pick-up.
Contact Brenda Young at Brenda@CdAChamber.com

 

Tickets $79 pp
VIP Table –  $1000, includes 8 tickets, prime seating, bottle of champagne, champagne toast, sponsor table announcement throughout the evening, and logo in program (limited availability).

Oct
6
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

Every First Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 am.

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Oct
10
Sat
Early Learning Academies – Session Two @ Online
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

The Early Learning Academies are a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend.
WEBINAR SESSION TWO: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact on Early Learning
Saturday | October 10, 2020
9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM – noon MDT
>> Examine the impact of trauma on human development.
Learn how to use a strengths-based lens to promote positive outcomes for young children.
>> Explore the concept of HOPE (Health Outcomes from Positive
>> Experiences) and ways to support children’s healthy growth and development.
The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning, and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.

Oct
15
Thu
Hospice of North Idaho: 6 Week Caregiver Skills Workshop @ Hospice of North Idaho - Community Building #2
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Becoming a caregiver to a loved one can often be an overwhelming experience.
Whether you are looking for skills to help you assist your loved one, need information on how to navigate services, or want to be around others who are going through a similar experience, Hospice of North Idaho welcomes you during this life transition.

Caregiving Skills Workshop
Registration is required. Contact Kaylee Kron at kronk@honi.org or at 208-772-7994
Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Training Outline
Week 1: Transferring/lifting/positioning a patient
Week 2: Infection control/incontinent care/skin care
Week 3: Care of a bedbound patient
Week 4: Dementia Skills
Week 5: Environmental Safety including medication safety, fall prevention, emergency preparedness
Week 6: Community Resource Information

Oct
23
Fri
* Children’s Village Cocktails for a Cause @ Jacklin Arts Center
Oct 23 all-day
Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
24
Sat
Early Learning Academies – Session Three @ Online
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Early Learning Academies are a FREE unique opportunity to learn from early childhood professionals in three webinar sessions and receive FREE early learning resources and materials to support the growth and development of children from birth through age five. Anyone who works with children from 0 – 5 is encouraged to attend.
WEBINAR SESSION THREE: Promoting Literacy in the Early Years
Saturday | October 24, 2020
9 – 11 AM PDT | 10 AM – noon MDT
>> Gain an understanding of the term “literacy” and the many aspects associated with it based on children’s developmental ages.
>> Explore the concept of literacy-rich environments and ways to promote vocabulary development as well as pre- reading skills.
>> Learn how to use early learning materials to promote literacy in ways that support positive adult-child interaction
The Early Learning Academies are made possible by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, the IdahoSTARS Project, Idaho Children’s Trust Fund, Lakeshore Learning, and Lee Pesky Learning Center. Professional Development Certificates will be available to all attendees at the conclusion of each webinar session.

Nov
3
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

Every First Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 am.

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Nov
19
Thu
Dr. Wolfelt Community Evening: Exploring Death, Grief and Mourning @ Hospice of North Idaho Community Building #2
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

(Registration required at: https://community-evening-dr-alan-wolfelt.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Learn practical ways to support yourself and others in your community through grief.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Purpose:

We look forward to having you join us for this evening of hope and healing. Someone in your life has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. This compassionate program provides you support in your personal grief experience.

Why This Program:

The capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn when someone you love dies. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America’s leading grief counselors and authors. Dr. Wolfelt can and will help you feel support in your grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate program will be helpful to anyone who is experiencing grief in their lives. If you know anyone who may benefit from this opportunity to embrace hope and healing, please let them know about this program. We look forward to having you with us.

Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this workshop are the following:

Acknowledging the Need to Mourn
Exploring a Broader Framework of Loss/Grief
Recognizing Unique Aspects of Your Personal Grief
Understanding the Importance of Self-Care
Identifying the Value of Support Systems
Describing Six Important Needs of Mourning
Exploring the Transformative Nature of Grief
Having Hope for Your Healing
Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund

Nov
20
Fri
Dr. Wolfelt Professional Training: Special Features of Sudden Death, Suicide Grief & Trauma Loss @ Hospice of North Idaho Community Building #2
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

(Registration Required: https://alan-wolfelt-professional-training.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw )

Professionals gain clinical skills from Dr. Alan Wolfelt to address the special features of grief regarding sudden death and traumatic loss.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. He serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO.
Three CE’s and lunch are offered
Purpose:

This information workshop will help members of the caregiving community who want to further develop their knowledge and skills in helping the bereaved. Dr. Alan Wolfelt will explore a variety of topics related to understanding and supporting survivors of sudden, unexpected deaths. Content areas include: enhancing your understanding of trauma loss, special features of suicide grief, introduction to a model to identify the natural “complications” of grief.

Who Should Attend:

This compassionate workshop will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to support those who have experienced loss. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and other interested health care professionals helping individuals cope with traumatic grief are invited to attend. Regardless of your specific job title or life role, you can and will benefit from this learning experience.

Objectives:

Define Trauma Loss
Demonstrate sensitivity to the special features of sudden, violent death
Recognize and respond to the unique needs of suicide survivors
Learn a model to identify and understand “complicated grief”

Agenda:

Among the content areas to be explored in this seminar are the following:
Introduction to the Importance of the Topic
Essential Ingredients of the Grief Caregiver
Definition of Trauma Loss
Special Features of Sudden, Violent Death
Distinction Between “Treating vs. Companioning”
Understanding the Difference Between “Curing” vs. “Caring”
Understanding the Concept of “Liminal Space”
Special Features of Suicide Grief
Introduction to “Complicated” Mourning: A Model to Enhance Understanding
Warning, Challenge, Reminder, Hope

Books by Dr. Wolfelt Available for Purchase: As a special treat for attendees of this event, a variety of Dr. Wolfelt’s books will be available for sale and autograph after the presentation. Visit his website to view the catalog at https://www.centerforloss.com/bookstore/

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition (www.centerforloss.com) in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.

Special Thanks to the Following for Their Generous Support

Schneidmiller Family Foundation

Coplin Family Fund

Nov
27
Fri
Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser @ Lake City Center Banquet Room
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
1
Tue
Hungry Heroes Veterans Breakfast @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am

Complimentary Veterans Breakfast

Every First Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 am.

Call 208-773-3701 to RSVP

Dec
11
Fri
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
12
Sat
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” Matinee @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
13
Sun
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” Matinee @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
17
Thu
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
18
Fri
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

Dec
19
Sat
The 9th Annual “Traditions of Christmas” Matinee @ The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show that inspires the hearts of audience members of all ages. Travel on a journey through time and heritage. Tears well up and hearts are filled with respect as the USO performance takes the stage and our military is honored. Throughout the show, your favorite Christmas classics are brought to life with song and dance. Crowds are amazed by the beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, and children light up as we travel north to Santa’s workshop. The grand Nativity conclusion reminds us all that there is a purpose behind the celebration. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, and over 400 costumes,
?Traditions of Christmas is truly an experience you won’t want to miss.

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