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"Connect" is CAN's internal newsletter for staff, interns, volunteers, board members, and anyone else who would like to receive bi-weekly updates regarding highlights, announcements, and ongoing training/professional development updates. Welcome and join us in our virtual community-building endeavor!

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Week one, ✓



Birthday wishes to our June friends!

  • Sherrie Greenleaf, Bookkeeper, July 7

  • Dalia Ali-Khan, Bryant Intern, July 25

  • Seth Poirot, Bryant Program Assistant, July 26


Upcoming Events-

  • July 3-4 - Independence Day, CAN Closed

  • August 4 - CAN Closed

  • August 12 - GBC Back to School Event

  • August 18-19 - Bryant Community Clean-Up

  • August 19 - Hikone Back to School Event

  • August 21-22 - Staff Retreat, Management Attendance is Required

  • August 25 - Arrowwood Hills and Bryant Back to School Events

Staff Meetings (*For the summer, meetings will take place Fridays at 11am*)-

  • July 7, 11 am - Management Meeting / Virtual (Zoom)

  • July 21, 11 am - Management Meeting / Virtual (Zoom)

  • July 28, 11 am - Management Meeting / Virtual (Zoom)

  • August Management Meeting details TBD

*Due to availability/scheduling, All Staff Meetings are required for Management and AmeriCorps VISTAs and optional for Program Assistants, SPFs, and Interns (although we highly encourage any PAs and Interns who are available to join!)

All of our staff meetings and CAN holidays are up on the CAN Google Calendar. If you are in our Google Group listservs (,,, & you should receive an invitation to any relevant staff meetings, events, etc.

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Tips & Tidbits

I hope everyone had a great first week of camp and a restful long weekend! Last week proved that I definitely need to adjust to the new, busy schedule that comes along with summer camp.

I checked out the ZingTrain website to see if they had any tips to offer so I can juggle my time spent at camp versus on non-camp tasks, and found their "Practical Tips for Better Time Management" webinar presented by Joanie Hales. If you can budget the hour to watch the recorded webinar, or take time to read through their slides, I highly recommend it! Joanie offers a lot of really helpful tips and reminders that I definitely needed to hear in order to better organize my time this summer.


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