Tri-Valley Now Provides Employment and Training Programs for Youth in Polk and Norman Counties

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. in collaboration with Inter County Community Council (Oklee) now offers Employment and Training Programs for youth in Norman and Polk Counties. Three separate programs encompass the Employment and Training Programs. The programs are the Youth Program, Older Youth Program, and Out of School Youth Program. The Youth Program is for students’

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Tri-Valley Head Start Employees Take Part in Three-Session Family Service Credential Training

Employees from the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. Head Start Program took part in a three session Family Service Credential Training on December 17-19, February 18-20, and May 6-8, 2014. Those completing the training from Tri-Valley included Elizabeth Zamora, Leticia Bravo, Melanie Wolff, Nancy Ramon, Marie San Miguel, Trish Schilling, Edna Tudon, Laura Elfert, Julie Christianson,

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Tri-Valley Transportation Adds Saturday Hours

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. along with Tri-Valley Transportation announced today that due to increased public transportation needs, T.H.E. Bus has added hours on Saturdays in Crookston and Thief River Falls. T.H.E. Bus will run in both communities from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The Saturday hours have numerous benefits for Crookston and Thief

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Tri-Valley Opportunity Council Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dale Svaren and Lana Glover have joined the Tri-Valley Board of Directors. The board includes 18 members from West Marshall, West Polk and Norman Counties that involve all sectors of our communities: public, private, and low-income. Dale Svaren joins the board representing the Private Sector of

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Tri-Valley Hosts a BLAST! Program for Young Babysitters

Tri-Valley recently held a Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training (BLAST) program in conjunction with its Migrant & Seasonal Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council meeting in Alexandria, MN. Policy Council members had the opportunity to bring their children, ages 11-14 years of age, to attend the BLAST training while parents attended the Policy Council meeting. Mary Johnson, Tri-Valley

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‘Grandmas’ find each day is rewarding in its own way

Story courtesy of Jess Bengtson (Crookston Daily Times) http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20131108/NEWS/131109632 Washington Elementary in Crookston has two extraordinary ladies who are part of the Foster Grandparent program. They come to Washington to help the children during and after school with reading, writing, and art projects. All teachers say these Grandmas are a “blessing.” Grandma Addie Woinarowicz started

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MNsure Information / Enrollment Session to Be Held at Tri-Valley on Monday, November 18

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. in collaboration with Northwest Community Action, Inc. (Badger, Minn.) will host an information/enrollment session at the Tri-Valley office located at 102 North Broadway in Crookston. The event will be held on Monday, November 18 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. with individual sessions running every 20-30 minutes. Appointments are strongly recommended but walk-ins are

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Local Child Care Programs Seeing Stars

The Child Care Aware Program at Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. announced today that local child care programs are seeing stars; Parent Aware Star ratings that is. Kim Feiro, Karen Salentiny, Sunrise Center for Children and Families in Crookston and Susan Weber and June Kassa in East Grand Forks recently completed the Star Rating process called

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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Donates Books to Tri-Valley Head Start

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. would like to thank the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation for their generous donation of 650 books for the children and families at the South Central Area Learning Center (Winnebago), South Eastern Learning Site (Rochester) and Elysian Area Learning Center (Elysian) through the Book Start grant. Photo left to right: Jenn Derry- Winnebago

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