Girls Inc. Jobs Available

Girls Incorporated of Lynn's La Verdad program has job openings for youth leaders who are passionate to work on Tobacco prevention initiatives.  Each participant will be compensated a modest stipend for approximately 2-3 hours per week planning projects.  This is a great opportunity to become more involved in the Lynn community while meeting other youth leaders. Girls Incorporated of Lynn is now accepting applications for this exciting opportunity.

For more information please contact Cassandra Haughton at Girls Inc. of Lynn. Email: chaughton@girlsinclynn.org or phone: 781-592-9744 x211

Volunteers Needed for nAGLY Halloween Dance

nAGLY will be hosting a Halloween Dance on Tuesday, October 28th from 6pm to 10pm.  More information will be made avaialbe about this dance in the upcoming weeks.  In the meantime, please contact Coco Alinsug at cocoalinsug@yahoo.com if you would be able to volunteer to help out for this dance.
 

KIPP Academy Lynn Open House

KIPP Academy Lynn welcomes you to attend Third Thursday Open House on Thursday, October 16 from 8 AM to 5 PM.  Every classroom is open, every teacher welcomes you, and every KIPPster will be working hard!   During the day, there will be opportunities to meet with school leaders, Josh Zoia at 10 AM and 2 PM, meet with teachers during their planning time, and engage with students. To learn more about the Kipp Academy Lynn open house please visit www.kipplynn.org.

Please note that students are in class from 8am until 11am, have lunch and recess between 11am and noon, are in classes between noon and 3pm, and then alternate among classes, tutoring and electives between 3pm and 5pm.

You are invited to come for as long as you would like, create your own schedule, and to bring others to see why KIPP is so successful. There is no secret sauce, just excellent teachers engaging interested students.

The mission of KIPP Academy Lynn is to provide an environment of consistent discipline, high expectations, deep commitment, longer school day and fun. Our goal is to engage the educationally underserved, diverse population of students in Lynn to develop their academic skills, intellectual habits, and character traits necessary to maximize their potential in high school, college, and the world beyond.

It is helpful, but not necessary, to let us know when and how many will be coming.  You are encouraged to bring others with you. Please park on the perimeter of the parking lot so our KIPPsters have use of the lot as their athletic field.

To respond or for more information, please contact Nancy Sarles at 781.592.1937 or nsarles@kipplynn.org.
 

Flu Clinics in Lynn

Flu ShotsFlu Clinic Finder is partnering with Lynn's local CVS, Stop & Shop, and Price Right to offer annual Flu Shots to Lynn residents.  The series will start this Saturday, October 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM, at CVS located at 200 South Common Street, Lynn, Massachusetts.  The second series of Flu Shots will be available on Wednesday, October 8th at CVS located at 509 Eastern Avenue, Lynn, MA 01902.  Some locations may require a copay.  For more information about Flu Shots please call 781-592-1470 and 781-599-4482 or visit www.flu.masspro.org

 

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Part of the Solution Kick-Off!

Part of the Solution, Lynn CTC's youth council, recently had their kick-off meeting for the year.  With over 60 youth and interested adults in attendance, we are off to a great start!  POS is a youth council that cares about making Lynn a great place to live  for their peers by providing substance free, safe alternatives in neighborhoods.  Upcoming projects for the month of October include participating in the Highlands Coalition Peace March and rally on the 14th; cleaning up the Lynn Commons on the 25th; and working towards cleaning parks and getting basketball hoops put back up. The teens brainstormed about potential projects and are excited to be working in Lynn.  The next POS meeting is on the 28th of October.  All interested teens should join us at 112 Market St., second floor at 5 pm!

Lynn Library Fundraiser/Events

Lynn Public LibraryThe Lynn Public Library is hosting a series of fundraising events this Sunday, September 28, from 3 to 7pm. This exciting gathering will include an opportunity to see a some works of local artists, including Charles Woodbury, George Inness and Carlo Cignani, which have been restored by the Friends of Lynn Library.  Also, there will an opportunity to experience  an evening of Metaphysical Messages brought by the regular WATD 95.9 guest Medium Linnea. She will be speaking from 4 to 7pm and encourages patrons to bring mementos of lost loved ones.

Tickets to this event are available at the Lynn Library for $15, at the door at the event, or at the Library prior to the event.

 

Welcome to New SCI AmeriCorps Members

Mark Hartman, new SCI AmeriCorps memberA new team of AmeriCorps volunteers has arrived in Lynn to serve the community. The team is excited to work in the Lynn community. Mark Hartman will be serving as an Outreach & Technology Coordinator at the Lynn office. Ryanne Filbey will be serving at Girls Inc. Mallory Burns will be serving as a Youth Programs Coordinator. The AmeriCorps team cannot wait to work with the Lynn community to build a stronger community through civc engagement initiatives.

New SCI AmeriCorps Members

Social Capital Incorporated of Lynn is proud to introduce the new SCI AmeriCorps members serving Lynn from 2008-2009. Members will spend their service time coordinating civic engagement innitiatives in the downtown Lynn area.

SCI is looking forward to another exciting year of programming and community service. Ryanne Filbey will be serving at Girls Incorporated of Lynn, working with Part of the Solution. Mallory Burns will be serving as a Youth Programs Coordinator, with the goal of creating a Citywide Youth Council. Mark Hartman will be serving as SCI's Outreach and Technology Coordinator.

We are please to launch SCI's second year in the Lynn Community. If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer or become involved in SCI's programs please contact Amanda Richardson, SCI Lynn Site Coordinator at 781-599-1269 or arichardson@socialcapitalinc.org

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