DANCING WITH THE STARS – Jan. 21st & 22nd

Commmunities in Schools Executive Director, Cynthia Bradley and Moore Buddies past board member and volunteer, Deb Wimberly discuss the upcoming fundraiser to be held at the Carolina Hotel on Sunday evening, Jan. 29th. Both CIS & Moore Buddies are two of the most important mentoring programs in Moore County to serve children and young adults. Details of the event and the many locally well known participants are shared, and equally importantly, the specific good work that both organizations provide to the children of Moore County.

Communities In Schools (CIS)

July 2, 2011
Exec. Director Cynthia Bradley, Director of CIS Compass Training, Alicia Gatling and Compass mentor, Betsy Spencer share information about the remarkable presence CIS has in Moore County from the mentoring program at Southern Pines Middle School to fund raisers, like their July 20th Fore Kids Sake Golf Tournament at Pinehurst #8 to Stuff the Bus’s annual school supply drive on tax free weekend Aug. 5-7th and the Master Gardening Program to teach our students the benefits of good nutrition and health. Information on volunteering for the Mentoring Program or participating in the Fore Kids Sake Golf tournament can be found at 910 295-1072 & www.cismoore.org.

Communities in Schools – A Moore County Treasure to Our Students

Cynthia Bradley, Executive Director of Communities in Schools, Rollie Sampson, Director of Community Development & Administration & Kathy Byron, Director, FirstSchool Garden Program & past Board Chair of CIS, discuss the vital role that Communities in Schools play in the lives of our student citizens through their various programs. The new grant given to the FirstSchool Garden program is discussed in detail as is the CIS largest fundraiser, Dancing with the Stars, to be held on Jan. 30, 2011.

The Little People’s Guide To The Big World

Jim Dalpiaz and Mike Surbeck of Family Concepts Ltd. are joined by Monica Zimmerman of ConnectNC & Sandhillskids.com, and Cynthia Bradley, the Executive Director of Communities in Schools to discuss “The Little People’s Guide to the Big World”, which is an interactive book for use by parents and their young children to learn life lessons at a young age through poignant poems. The role of Sandhillskids.com and Communities in Schools are also discussed as a way that illustrates how Moore County provides guidance to children from elementary school right through high school and contributes to the many reasons that make Moore County such a great community to raise a family.