Junior League of Olympia

Women Building Better Communities

On May 2, the Junior League of Olympia will host its third annual Community Summit on Resilient Children, Resilient Communities.

This year’s event will be a Families Matter Fair, including:

  • Fun, interactive activities for families, children and youth
  • Resources, information, and health screenings from a wide variety of
       local organizations
  • Interesting and engaging parenting workshops on topics including child
   safety, positive discipline, effective communication and how to advocate
   for your child.

Admission is free and lunch will be provided. We hope you’ll join us for this exciting family event!

Parenting Workshops

11:15 -12:05
  • Advocating for Your Children with Kim Smith and Jim Smith, South Sound Parent to Parent
  • Effective Communications Strategies With Your Preschoolers with Candyce Bollinger, Parent Educator and Counselor

12:10-1:00
  • Keeping Your Children Safe with expert panel members: Danielle King, Safe Kids Coalition Coordinator; Jennifer Lord, Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor; Lieutenant Jay Mason, Tumwater Police Department; Kim Carroll, Victim Advocate; and Rose Gundersen, Washington Engage Executive Director
  • Effective Communications Strategies With Your School-Aged Child with Candyce Bollinger, Parent Educator and Counselor

1:05-1:55             
  • Positive Parenting with Shelly Willis, Executive Director, Family Education and Support Services
  • Effective Communications Strategies With Your Teen with Candyce Bollinger, Parent Educator and Counselor