FSN Community News 
Nov/Dec 2016
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Family Support Network Staff
Providing Support, Education, and Caring Connections to Families of Children with Special Needs
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Breakfast with Santa Donations Needed! 
We plan to fill 250 stockings!
We are in need of about 100 more stockings as well as stocking stuffers such as individually wrapped candy, small prizes etc. If you can help or know of any organizations that might want to contribute please let us know! Contact Chris at the FSN office 336.703.4289 or ChrisFSN@theCFEC.org
TRIPLE P Online Parenting Program - FREE! 
A great positive parenting program available to families at no cost!
For more information, visit
The Winston-Salem Adapted Arts and Sports Program at Wake Forest University invites you to come join us for some fun! This student-run program is for children of all ages with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Remaining fall 2016 dates:11/12/16 & 12/3/16
For more information, click HERE.
Dance Classes for EVERYONE...
Join us in a dance class that teaches you how to use movement to be
creatively expressive and to connect with your community!

Mondays, 5:30-6:30
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5

W.C. Sims Community Center
1201 Alder Street
Winston Salem, NC 27127
For more information, Click HERE.
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Breakfast with Santa 2016 
Reservations being taken NOW!
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Saturday, December 3, 2016
Clemmons Presbyterian Church
3930 Clemmons Rd,
Clemmons, NC 27012
Hwy 158 between Clemmons and Tanglewood
Choose 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM or 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM session. Join us for breakfast, games, activities and a visit with Santa! Reservations are required and are being taken now through November 23rdCall the Family Support Network office at 336.703.4289 and be sure to leave your phone number if you leave a message. Ho Ho Hope to see you there!

El Grupo de Esperanza
Parent Group for Spanish Speaking Families of Children with Special Needs
Monday, November 14, 2016 & Monday, December 12, 2016
El Buen Pastor Latino Community Services
4637 Tim Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
10:30 AM -12:00 PM    RSVP Requested
Questions? Please contact Michele Valladares in the Family Support Network offices 336.703.4289 or micheleFSN@theCFEC.org.

November Sibshops
"Super Sibs" 
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Friday, November 18, 2016
6:00-8:30 PM
Feel Free to come dressed as a super hero!
The Children’s Center
2315 Coliseum Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Sibshops are special events for kids ages 5-14 who have a brother or sister with special needs. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. We have a limited number of spaces so RSVP soon! Contact the Family Support Network office at 336.703.4289 or email ChrisFSN@theCFEC.org
For more information about Sibshops and sibling support, click HERE.

Chat & Snack Sponsors Needed!
Pay it Forward in the New Year
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Do you know of a church group or civic organization that might like to SPONSOR A “CHAT & SNACK” AT ONE OF OUR LOCAL HOSPITALS? The Family Support Network of Greater Forsyth provides several outreach events each month at our local hospitals.  We partner with local families, community groups and restaurants who would like to provide dinner to families who have children at Brenner Children’s Hospital or in one of our local hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Units.  We are currently looking for groups who are interested in sponsoring an event.  Please call our office at 336.703.4289 for more details about this wonderful community service.

Young Life Capernaum Club
Young Life Program for Young Adults with Disabilities
Article ImageMeets one Saturday each month during the school year at the Robinhood YMCA.
3474 Robinhood Rd.,
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
November19, 2016 and December 17, 2016
4:00-5:30 PM
This is a specially designed Young Life program for young adults (ages14-22) with disabilities. This program uses a reverse inclusion model so lots of our typical teen friends come too! Everyone is welcome!  Please email ylcapernaumfoco@gmail.com or call Greater Forsyth County Young Life office at 336.725.1750 if you have questions. For more information click HERE.

FSN Community Corner
Article ImageIf you have something you would like to give to another family or if you are looking for an item, please let us know and we will be happy to share this in our newsletter. Please call 336.703.4289 for more info or email Chris at ChrisFSN@theCFEC.org.

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