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June News

 

Upcoming Activities

 
June 11th – Seton Home is looking for volunteers to help with the HEB Tournament of Champions “Hole in One” Competition which is a big supporter of Seton Home’s education program for teens. You may select the 7:30 am – 12:30 pm shift or the 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm shift. It will be held at various golf courses throughout San Antonio. It requires standing, light walking, and some bending. Meals and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers may be male or female and must be at least 18 years of age. If you are interested, contact Kari Schroeder at 210-533-3504 X245 or kschroeder@setonhomesa.org.
 
June 20th – Seton Home needs a few volunteers to provide childcare assistance during their graduation ceremony from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age. If you are interested, contact Annette Goodson at annettegoodson@sbcglobal.net.
 
June 21st – Our next activity at Casa de Milagros will be hosted by Mary Young. The girls will be making clothespin crosses. We need volunteers to help with the activity and some to babysit. Spanish translators are especially needed. Volunteers must be female and at least 12 years of age. Setup is at 10:30 and the activity begins at 11:00. RSVP to Annette Goodson at annettegoodson@sbcglobal.net if you plan to attend.
July 19th – Our July activity will be hosted by Sharlene Eckhardt with Heather Stolle’s School of Dance. More details to follow…
 
August 16th – Cake decorating hosted by Kelly Hoog. More details to follow…
 
September 20th – Activity TBA hosted by Shrine of St. Padre Pio Spanish ACTS.
 
October 18th – Open – Would you like to host this month?
 
May Highlights
 
Smiling teenage and adult volunteers gathered on a beautiful Saturday morning in May to work with the girls and babies of Casa de Milagros. The wonderful volunteers whisked the babies away for some fun in the sun while their moms learned different things to do with cookie cutters! We were blessed to work with 18 moms!
 
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We started out by making magnets out of craft foam. The girls used their cookie cutters to trace and cut out butterflies, rabbits, tulips, and flowers, then embellished them with colorful sequins and jewels. The final step was to attach a magnet on the back, perfect to hang up their toddler’s artwork! Next, they made homemade play dough, a recipe they can use with their own children one day! Finally, they made their own snacks by decorating sugar cookies that had been cut out with what else, but cookie cutters! They also used the cookie cutters to cut out turkey and cheese shaped sandwiches.
 
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It was hard to tell which activity the girls liked the best! One thing was for sure though, cookie cutters ruled that day in May! Each girl left with a set of cookie cutters to use with their children to create memories and have fun!
 
Many Blessings!
Annette, Diane, & Donnette
Chicktime San Antonio Co-Leaders
 
“For the Son of Man is about to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each one according to his deeds. “
– Matthew 16:27

 

A Special Note

 
New Chicktime Chapter in San Antonio
 
We are excited to announce the addition of a THIRD Chicktime chapter in San Antonio  which will be known as Chicktime SA Central. The new chapter will be led by Dawn Gayden and co-leader Mary Young.  They will serve the 38 resident young girls at St. PJ’s Home for Children on the 4th Saturday of every month 9am-12:00noon.  For more information, check out their website at http://www.chicktime.com/tx-san-antonio-central/about-our-chapter/.
 
If you would like to join this chapter and begin receiving their invitations, please email Dawn at chicktimesacentral@gmail.com or join online http://www.webform.topbuildersolutions.net/chicktime.aspx.