Every year, TOGETHER! honors people from the community who make a positive difference in the lives of youth.
Tickets are still available for Champions for Kids 2015! Click here.
The Awards of Excellence is an annual event co-sponsored by TOGETHER! and The Olympian at the end of each school year. It recognizes high school students for their achievements in several categories.
We're pleased to announce that the Awards of Excellence will be back from its hiatus in spring 2016! Details will be announced before then.
Each spring, TOGETHER! and a few partners offer a large conference on drug abuse in our area. Information is shared by law enforcement, prevention experts, health professionals and more on the state of substance abuse in the greater South Sound area. Participants are welcome from around the state.
Registration is still open for the 2015 Conference but filling up fast, so register soon. Click here to register.
May 31 is the annual, globally recognized World No Tobacco Day, encouraging 24 hours of abstinence from tobacco.
North Thurston Public Schools wrote about TOGETHER!'s participation in the 2010 event in their newsletter; click here to read it.
Here are some events coming up soon. For more events, check out our events calendar.
Families in the Tumwater School District can come to Tumwater Middle School on Aug. 18 to get free immunizations, free sports physicals, parent resources, and visit the DSHS Mobile CSO service van.
Immunizations 3-8 p.m.
Physicals 5-8 p.m.
CSO van 3-7 p.m.
The Little Red Schoolhouse provides backpacks, school supplies, a coat, socks and underwear every August to thousands of kids whose families may be having trouble affording these things. If your kids attend school in Thurston County, you are eligible.
Where: Komachin Middle School
When: Aug. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What: School supplies, backpacks, socks, underwear, coats, and community resources
Please come prepared to wait in line, so plan for the weather if need be (bringing water, hats, sunscreen etc.)
For Rainier School District students:
Free back-to-school supplies
Free dental screenings
Health provider information
Immunizations, supplies and health information is noon-4:30 on Aug. 26 at Rainier Elementary School Gym.
Haircuts are 9-noon on Aug. 26at Suk's Hair Salon,
or Aug. 27 from 3-5 at Ally-Deegs Salon.
Please join us for a gala fundraiser to celebrate 26 years of TOGETHER!'s work in the community. It's a festive evening of food, drink and fun at the Governor's Mansion.
Join us on Sept. 25, 2015, 5-7 p.m. at the Mansion!
You can find us running an activity area or a table for these local events this year:
Lacey Spring Fun Fair, May 16-17
Rally at the Capitol, May 16
Sand in the City, date TBA
Nisqually Tribe Health Fair
Chehalis Tribe Health Fair
Tumwater Youth Program dances
Combined Fund Drive events
More to be announced!
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