"FTA Winter 2006 Newsletter"
Families Through Adoption Winter Newsletter February 2006 FTA Ice Skating Party Sunday, February 12th 1-3 p.m. “Mom’s Day Out” Sioux Falls Ice & Rec Center A scrapbooking day to be held at: Risen Savior Catholic Church 1600 West 51st Street 301 N. Splitrock in Brandon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Plan to join us for an afternoon of ice skating, (Feel free to come & go as your hot chocolate and goodies. FTA will pick up the schedule allows) cost of the admission. Please be sure to sign A Creative Memories Consultant will be present the sheet at the front desk indicating you are from 10-11 a.m. to lend assistance in getting with the FTA group. Be sure to list all family started, how to get organized, how to avoid members on the sheet. Plan to arrive around becoming overwhelmed, etc. Cutting tools & 12:30 p.m. to get skates rented before the rink special scissors will be available to use. No opens to the public at 1 p.m. Feel free to bring products will be for sale so bring your own your own skates or rent them there. The rink supplies, etc. Lunch will be on your own but has skates to rent beginning at kids’ size 7. menus will be available from local restaurants. You are on your own for skate rental. We will RSVP to Judy Cheever at 582-7876 by Saturday, again use one of the locker rooms for hot February 28th. chocolate (provided by FTA) and everyone is Need Babysitting?: Let Judy know if you need encouraged to bring a plate of goodies to share. babysitting, and we will try and find babysitters This event has been enjoyed by kids and grown for the day. ups alike. Plan to join us!!!!! Don’t Scrapbook? Come anyway and work on your favorite hobby that you never have time to do at home. All are welcome. Thank You New Arrivals – Welcome Home! Shawn Mattern for coordinating the “Parent’s Benjamin Jayson, (Korea), born 4/27/05 arrived home Night Out” which was held on Saturday, 11/05 . Parents: Rod & Jodi Mangold. November 19 at Minerva’s and the Firehouse Moises Jonathon (Guatemala), born 10/16/03 arrived Underground with J. Brian Hill in concert. It home 1/12/06. Parents: Butch & Shawn Mattern and siblings Jordan, Austin & Aleyah (Guatemala). was a GREAT time!! Twins, Abigail & Emma (Korea), born 7/18/05 arrived home 1/20/06. Parents: Kent & Angie Paulson and Deb Finnegan & Jenna Williams for siblings Caleb (Korea) & Michael coordinating a fun Christmas party and New Member Welcome on December 11. Thanks to New Members – Welcome to FTA! everyone for bringing all the delicious food and Brian & Julie Gregg and daughter Ellie (S. Korea). to Deb Herold for coordinating the use of her Karen Roth and daughters Madeline & Maya (China). church. Valerie & Scott Parsley and their children Nicholas (Korea), Caitlin (Korea) and Christine (China). FTA P.O. Box Information Families Through Adoption, PO Box 90148 If you have recently mailed something to the Sioux Falls, SD 57109-0148 FTA Post Office Box and it was returned to you, www.FTASD.com email: email@example.com rest assured, the problem has been corrected Co-Presidents: Carol Spader 331-3038 and you may continue to use P.O. Box 90148. Deb Herold 333-9760 We apologize for any inconvenience. “Celebrating the Creation of Families Through Adoption”