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Preschool PAC Meeting Reminder Today-Sawtooth Mountain Preschool Parent Advisory Council Meeting - Monday, August 29th at 6:15pm

Hey Preschool Parents!

Preschool starts September 12th and it's coming up fast.  Our preschool  Parent Advisory Council (PAC) will be meeting on Monday, August 29th, at 6:15pm in the YMCA conference room (glass room at the entrance of the YMCA).  There is childcare available at the YMCA Kid's Club until 7:15pm. Kid's Club is available for all families attending the meeting regardless of whether you're a YMCA member. The meeting will end by 7:15 for kid's pickup. 

Agenda items will include:

Intro of Asst. Principle DeWitt (attending) and teachers Pam Foster and Autumn Clearwater-Day (unknown at this time if they are attending)
Preschool schedule
Vol. Pre-K funding impacts on:

  • 4 yr. old tuition
  • sliding scale
  • program requirements
  • transportation
  •  future of the PAC
  • parent concerns/comments

If you plan on coming and will be using Kid's Club please let me know so we can let the YMCA staff appropriately.

Also, if anyone would like to participate remotely via Google Hangouts, let us know in advance and we will set it up with you.

Hope to see many old faces and many new!

Greg and Mimi Gentz (preschool parents)

PHONE: 218-387-2297
DATE: 08/29/2016 09:58am

EXTENDED RSVP! Class with Chef Breen: In-Person & Online

Supper From The Garden

Class will cover planning, purchasing, and preparing meals that use our seasonal bounty of local produce.  We’ll then get to sample Chef Breen’s creations and take recipes home.  Have a favorite produce recipe?  Bring it along to share or to get advice on ways to improve its nutritional profile while keeping the delicious flavor that you love! 

Menu:  Roasted parmesan green beans/cauliflower,  Quick pickled cucumbers, green beans, carrots etc.,  Summer veggie soup with seasonal veggies, tomatoes, beans,  Pesto-any herbs, greens, spinach, arugula etc, Spiralized veggies, Sauteed greens with dressing

When:  This Friday, August 19,   5:15 - 8:00 pm                                                                      

Where:  First Congregational United Church of Christ

             300 2nd St. West, Grand Marais

Cost:     FREE

RSVP EXTENDED THROUGH Thursday 8/18     218-387-2330  x163     

Let me know you're coming so I can make sure we've got enough food!  :)

Can’t make it?  No problem! 

Go to and click on  “Supper From The Garden” under 

DATE: 08/17/2016 10:50am