• spring newsletter crop page 1

    Spring Newsletter 2017

       

    Continue reading
  • Patty Draxler Retires – Now Hiring!

    The Board of Directors and Staff want to congratulate Patty Draxler on her retirement from Family Resource Center St Croix Valley after 15 very successful years as Executive Director.  “It is with great excitement, and of course a little trepidation, that I announce my retirement as Executive Director effective May 19, 2017,” Patty said. “I […]

    Continue reading
  • Staff Spotlight: Marla Butler

    Parent educator Marla Butler has seen a lot of changes in over 11 years working with Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley. While some might find change to be challenging, Butler has embraced it. “I enjoy the variety of my day-to-day,” she said. “I like meeting new people. It’s rewarding to see a parent share […]

    Continue reading
  • Wine Tasting 2016_edited

    10th Annual Wine Tasting to be Held Feb. 9

    Pat and Donna Hayes have hosted an annual wine tasting as a benefit to the Family Resource Center since 2008. Reserve your tickets today ($50 per person) by contacting Donna at (715) 684-2578.

    Continue reading
  • Play & Learn group

    New Partners to Support Play & Learn

    Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley will launch four new Play & Learn partnerships this fall – three of them at area libraries. The popular parent-child groups provide opportunities for children to have early social experiences while also promoting positive parent-child relationships and learning through play.

    Continue reading
  • RFTS J Couglin

    Reach for the Stars: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

    Reach for the Stars celebrates participants, honors leadership and welcomes new supportThe Reach for the Stars fundraising gala was held with true Irish flair this year, on April 24 at Killarney Hills in River Falls. The event theme Céad Mile Fáilte: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes was fitting, for in addition to the festive food and […]

    Continue reading
  • P.4_FamilyFriendlyWorkplace

    Family Resource Center recognized as ‘Family Friendly Workplace’

    Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley is honored to announce that they have earned Gold Level certification as a Family Friendly Workplace™ from the United Way St. Croix Valley’s Success by 6 initiative. This certification recognizes businesses that actively invest in programs and practices that support employees and their families.

    Continue reading
  • Mom reading a book to her child

    New Study on Early Literacy

    A baby’s first words are an exciting milestone, and development of early language helps a child gain understanding of the world around them while at the same time easing frustrations in showing what they want or need. Of course, talking with your young child plays an important role in developing their vocabulary, but a new study shows that reading with them is even more beneficial.

    Continue reading
  • Moms and their babies for the baby and me program

    Baby & Me Promotes Confidence, Wellness & Community Connection

    When Robyn Lehman of Deer Park first ventured out of the house alone with baby Hazel, it was a warm Wednesday morning in August, and they headed back to Amery Hospital & Clinic for Baby & Me. Robyn said it seemed like the ideal first outing, knowing she could find support from staff and other […]

    Continue reading
  • The Fitts family

    Staff Spotlight: Keri Fitts, Office Manager

    When she’s not at work, Fitts enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and keeping busy with their extra-curricular activities.

    Continue reading