Set your VCRs/brochures/archive/etc
Thu Mar 2 16:06:18 EST 2000
from: Smart Marriages
The conference brochures seem to be on a slow mule! Some of you started
receiving them yesterday. So instead of getting them by March
hope ALL of you get them by March 10th. Thanks for your patience.
Roommates - if you're interested in finding a roommate to split costs in
please email me. -diane
Look at this!! "First Things First" will present their inclusive
collaborative model for changing the culture - the attitudes and
behaviors - in a community and reversing the family breakdown rate at the
Denver conference. Session #311.
GOOD MORNING AMERICA SERIES TO FEATURE
CHATTANOOGA MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE INITIATIVES!!!
Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga¹s community-wide efforts to strengthen
marriage, reduce divorce, and decrease the impact of divorce on children
will be featured during a week-long series on ABC¹s Good Morning America.
The segments currently are scheduled to air the week of March 6, 2000.
GMA spent three days in Hamilton County recently taping a series of
interviews with local people and learning about community initiatives to
strengthen marriage and to help families and children cope with divorce.
The divorce rate in Hamilton County has decreased 17 percent in two years
and there has been a dynamic increase in the availability and utilization
of programs to strengthen marriages.
The tentative program lineup is:
Monday, March 6: The high cost of divorce and its effect on families and
Tuesday, March 7: The Chattanooga story how one community is mobilizing
to combat divorce and strengthen marriages.
Wednesday, March 8: Second marriages, stepfamilies, and the dynamics that
Thursday, March 9: Settling a divorce
Friday, March 10: Predicting which marriages may end in divorce.
Because of still another shooting, the Minnesota Covenant Marriage piece
has again been delayed. It is now "scheduled" to air on Monday on the CBS
Morning Show....featuring Minnesota Sen Dille, Katherine Spaht & Steve
Somehow I deleted your e-mail about Egypt's Women Win Equal Rights to
Divorce . I want to share this with some colleagues who work in that
Would you be so kind as to re-send this item?
Ron Flowers, Director
This gives me a chance to tell all the readers of the newsletter that if
lose an article or later find they want to reread it and they haven't
saved a copy -
EVERYTHING sent to the newslist is available in the ARCHIVE. The archive
address is at
the bottom of every email I send to the list. And there is a great
at the archive. Just type in Egypt and it will pop right up.
Tell your colleagues to go to the web site home page if they want to
the free newsletter.
>Do you know of any marriage or PAIRS seminars or train the trainers sessions
>in or around Southeast Missouri?
If you don't see a program listed in your area, call the headquarters
that particular program. The headquarters offices for the particular
- PAIRS, PREP, Family Wellness, Compassion Workshops, etc - are
designated on the
web site Program Directory by a big "H". PAIRS toll-free number is
You can take the training seminars - train to become a
trainer - for dozens of programs at the Smart Marriages Denver conference
then start offering the programs in southeast Missouri. You know what
say, If you want something done, sometimes it's you who has to do it.
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