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Take Pride: A Chat About LGBTQ+ Challenges

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Take Pride: A Chat About LGBTQ+ Challenges
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The odds of someone not knowing a person who is LGBTQ+ are slim to none. Knowing how to show respect and acceptance for one another is paramount. Join this conversation as we discuss the challenges people face when they identify as LGBTQ+ and what we all can do to make our workplace accepting, safe, and supportive. This free webinar will be hosted by Susan Williams, VBI Trainer, and Chris Bietz, Village Counselor. Register Now Participants will: • Learn what all the letters stand for and why we should (or shouldn’t?) use them • Identify what an “ally” is and process what that means for them [...]

The Changing Face of Leadership - Webinar

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The Changing Face of Leadership
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In this time of divisiveness, relationship-centered leadership is proving to be a cornerstone in successful management strategies. Join us for a discussion on this schema shift and gain strategies for embracing the team's power and moving toward a more emotionally-fulfilling work environment. Register Now Participants will… Reflect upon shifts within leadership culture Learn ways to enhance collaboration and mutuality between leaders and staff Identify techniques to provide specific, fulfilling feedback This free session will start at noon Central on Wednesday, May 10, and will include time [...]

NeuroDiversity in the Workplace

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace
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The word “neurodiversity” is showing up more frequently in business magazines and HR materials—what does it mean? How does it show up? Why does it matter? Join us for this free webinar where we define, discover, and discuss the continuum of how people experience life and explore ways to embrace and maximize the value of different ways of seeing the world and our work. Register Here Participants will: • Learn about the continuum of neurodiversity and appropriate language around it • Identify the variety of skill sets neurodiverse employees bring to the team • See how they can capitalize on the [...]

Giving Hearts Day 2023

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Give to The Village on Giving Hearts Day.
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Giving Hearts Day 2023 Past. Present. Future. Always here for you. The Village traces its roots back to 1891 when it was a home for orphaned children. As times changed, services expanded. Today, The Village Family Service Center helps children and families improve their lives with a variety of behavioral health services. Through innovative solutions and integrated care models, The Village will continue to meet the ever-changing needs of those who are struggling. Whether you're looking at the past, present, or future, the Heart of The Village is always enhancing the lives of those we serve [...]

Recovery Month Celebration

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First Step Recovery Month Celebration with confetti and balloons
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Join First Step Recovery of The Village for a Recovery Month Celebration on Thursday, Sept. 8. Sigurd Johnson, former director of the NDSU Gold Star Marching Band, will share his story. Refreshments and other activities are planned from 6 to 8 pm in the parking lot of The Village, 2701 12th Ave. S., Fargo. Guests will have the opportunity to support the work of First Step through donations. Some activities at the Recovery Month Celebration will include: Door prizes Face painting Coloring station Yard games Free refreshments including popcorn and ice cream Top Dog Hot Dogs and Mac Daddy's [...]

Bell Bank Big Blue Bus at The Village

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Large blue bus with Bell Bank logo and Financial Empowerment Center
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In cooperation with The Village Financial Resource Center, Bell Bank's mobile Financial Empowerment Center will be parked at The Village Family Service Center, 2701 12th Ave. S., Fargo, from noon to 6 pm Thursday, Aug. 11. The Financial Empowerment Center is a bus especially fitted up to provide guidance and resources that can help you on your journey to financial wellness. Climb aboard the Big Blue Bus to get help accessing your credit report, education about bank accounts and services, and information on online fraud, home ownership, and more. No registration is required. For more [...]

Bigs and Littles Golf Clinic

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Bigs and Littles take part in a golf clinic at the Fargo Country Club
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Bigs and Littles with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program will take part in a golf clinic from 6 to 7 pm Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Fargo Country Club Driving Range. Golf Pros David Schultz and Mark Johnson will lead the clinic, part of the 58th Annual Bobcat North Dakota Open. A Media Kick-Off Event for the tournament will take place at 5:30 pm Tuesday on the Driving Range, featuring remarks from Tournament Director Mark Johnson and representatives from Bobcat Company and The Village Family Service Center. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a program of The Village, which has been the benefitting [...]

Wine and Dine

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16th Annual Wine and Dine November 11, 2022
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16th Annual Wine & Dine Join us for an elegant evening of gourmet food, specially paired wines, live and silent auctions, and more – all in support of an important cause. Wine and Dine is a yearly event featuring the perfect marriage of food and wine, with proceeds benefiting the children and families served by The Village Family Service Center. The 16th annual Wine and Dine will be held Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Delta by Marriott, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. (PDF) Reserve Your Table (Website) (PDF) Volunteer at the Event (Website) For more information, including the availability of [...]

58th Annual Bobcat North Dakota Open

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58th Annual Bobcat North Dakota Open
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This premier golf event helps kids and families build a brighter future. The three-day pro-am golf tournament is held each year at the Fargo Country Club, and since 1982, has benefited programs of The Village Family Service Center. Sponsorships and golfer entries are available. Contact Jenny Smith if your business would like to be a sponsor of the event. (PDF) Become a Sponsor (Website) Volunteer sign-up (Website) For updates and general info, visit the event's Facebook page. Follow @BobcatNDOpen on Twitter.