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Sanford Strong Coalition is a partnership of residents, organizations, businesses and others invested in the future of Greater Sanford.  The Coalition provides ways for the community to share information and access resources, while supporting initiatives to strengthen the health, well-being, and success of Sanford’s children, youth and their families. The Coalition is governed by a steering committee, staffed by Strategies for a Stronger Sanford, and supported by its members. Membership is free and open to anyone concerned about the future of Greater Sanford and its people. Join today. Also, like us on Facebook.

Community Events

September – October 2015

Sep
3
Thu
Our Schools Our Future parent meetings @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

NEW OSOF LOGO with italics jpeg 

Our Schools Our Future is a community organization that partners with parents, students and schools to amplify parent and youth voice in education, so all students receive what they need to succeed.

Our Schools Our Future is hosting a weekly meeting for parent to parent conversation about education. Everyone is welcome to join us on Thursdays. Drop in anytime from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the East Side Acres Community Center at 127 Emery St., Sanford. Contact: Rachel Phipps.

 

Sep
9
Wed
United Way Community Campaign Kick-Off @ Gigi's
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm

 

Join us for our 2015 Community

Campaign Kick-Off!

Overlooking beautiful York Beach 

on September 9th!

WHAT?
United Way of York County Community Campaign Kick-Off
Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar with locally sourced food and beverages! Cost: $15 per person.
WHEN?
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
5:30 – 7:00 PM. Brief Presentation at 6:15 PM
WHERE?
2 Beach St., York Beach, ME 
By September 4th
Sep
10
Thu
Our Schools Our Future parent meetings @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

NEW OSOF LOGO with italics jpeg 

Our Schools Our Future is a community organization that partners with parents, students and schools to amplify parent and youth voice in education, so all students receive what they need to succeed.

Our Schools Our Future is hosting a weekly meeting for parent to parent conversation about education. Everyone is welcome to join us on Thursdays. Drop in anytime from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the East Side Acres Community Center at 127 Emery St., Sanford. Contact: Rachel Phipps.

 

Sep
15
Tue
Sanford Strong Coalition meeting @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Sep
16
Wed
Drug Free Communities Meeting @ WSSR-TV room at SRTC
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Drug Free Communities  (DFC) initiative is a community-wide effort of youth, parents, business leaders, schools, police officers, faith communities, health care providers, and others to decrease alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use among Greater Sanford’s youth and adults.

Contact:  Connie Roux or Nichole Ivey

Sep
17
Thu
Systems Integration Task Force @ Sanford Police Dept.
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SYSTEMS INTEGRATION TASK GROUP:  The group brings together the leaders of agencies that work with Sanford youth, who are or may become involved in the juvenile justice system, and may have mental health, substance abuse or behavioral challenges, for ongoing cross-system planning, communication and integration.

  • Activities:  establishing a community-level Student-Assistance Team; establishing Restorative Justice practices in multiple settings; developing communications tools; Linkage Project; etc.
  • Meetings:  3rd Thursday of the month
  • Contact:  Chief Tom Connolly
Our Schools Our Future parent meetings @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Sep 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

NEW OSOF LOGO with italics jpeg 

Our Schools Our Future is a community organization that partners with parents, students and schools to amplify parent and youth voice in education, so all students receive what they need to succeed.

Our Schools Our Future is hosting a weekly meeting for parent to parent conversation about education. Everyone is welcome to join us on Thursdays. Drop in anytime from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the East Side Acres Community Center at 127 Emery St., Sanford. Contact: Rachel Phipps.

 

Sep
21
Mon
ACE (Active Community Environment) Team meeting @ City Hall - Third Floor Conference Room
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

ACE (Active Community Environment) Team is a local group that envisions a community where residents and visitors can walk or bike across town safely and comfortably. Their mission is to foster a community environment in Sanford that is safe and inviting for people of all ages to enjoy active lifestyles. ACE Team meetings are open for any local resident or organization that wants to be involved in advocating and promoting bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly policies, programs, and infrastructure. Join the next meeting!

FMI: Email ACE Team Chairman Lee Burnett

Sep
24
Thu
Our Schools Our Future parent meetings @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

NEW OSOF LOGO with italics jpeg 

Our Schools Our Future is a community organization that partners with parents, students and schools to amplify parent and youth voice in education, so all students receive what they need to succeed.

Our Schools Our Future is hosting a weekly meeting for parent to parent conversation about education. Everyone is welcome to join us on Thursdays. Drop in anytime from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the East Side Acres Community Center at 127 Emery St., Sanford. Contact: Rachel Phipps.

 

Oct
6
Tue
Sanford Strong Coalition Meeting @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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