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Friday, October 26, 2007

Palomar YMCA hosts forum for wildfire families

Posted @ 11:50 AM

WHO: Dr. Ken Druck , YMCA Consultant and Founder of the Jenna Druck Foundation,
Mayor Lori Holt-Pfeiler, Escondido Union School District Superintendent Jennifer Walters, Escondido Police Chief Jim Maher

WHAT: A Town Hall Forum hosted by the Palomar Family YMCA to help and assist families in the healing process of our Escondido community. Dr. Druck will address wide-ranging audiences around the country on the topics of grief literacy, violence prevention, parenting and the healing process, including The Harvard School of Public Health and Young Presidents Organization. He also gives high school assemblies on “Life Lessons from Grief.”

WHEN: Friday, October 26 at 6:30pm

WHERE: Palomar Family YMCA
1050 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92026
760-745-7490

WHY: Dr. Druck will address and facilitate wide-ranging topics concerning the affects of the fire storms to family members of our community and how to move forward with this process. Dr. Druck has worked with the FDNY and the U.S. Justice Department and assisted in the rollout of California's historic violence prevention legislation (SB 1667) in 2004. He was recognized by President George Bush and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at the one-year anniversary of 9-11 held at Ground Zero -- and selected "Family Advocate of the Year" by the California Psychiatric Association.


*Childcare will be available for families

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