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Family Night – December 2018

MECC December Family Night

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Meet Santa!

We’re having a BIG family night on December 20th! It is very important for folks to RSVP with number and ages of children, since there will be a special guest and gifts for all!

RSVP to our Facebook page, or contact Adriene at (970) 564-3211 or

When: Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM -7:00 PM
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church
                208 N Dolores Road, Cortez

Trivia Night at WildEdge

WildEdge Trivia Night featuring FLTI

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FLTI Trivia Night!

On Tuesday, December 11th, WildEdge is having a Trivia Night featuring FLTI! Learn more and test your knowledge about Family Leadership Training Institute. It is lots of fun — join us if you can!

When: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 800 PM
Where: WildEdge Brewing Collective
                111 N Market St, Cortez

Family Leadership Training Institute

Family Leadership Training Institute 2019

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Family Leadership Training Institute

We are gearing up for our next round of FLTI, with classes starting in January 2019. This year there will be mini-grant money available for participants to apply for to assist in implementing their community projects. View the flyer for details. For more info, contact our local site coordinator, Trish Peters, at or (970) 560-1360.

This 20 week program is FREE to participants, and dinner and childcare are included. Apply online here!

Family Day – November 2018

MECC Turkey Day 2018

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Turkey Day, Family Day

Gobble gobble! MECC will be hosting a daytime family event on November 20th with crafts, family photos, food, and more … all FREE! Please RSVP to (970) 564-3211 or so that we have enough food and supplies for everyone. Hope to see you there!

When: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Johnson Building – Room 110
                925 S. Broadway, Cortez

Lunch & Learn – Childcare Tax Credit

Friday, October 19th, MECC and Team UP are happy to be hosting a lunch and learn with the Executive Director of EPIC (Executives Partnering to Invest in Children) about the Colorado Childcare Tax Credit (CCTC). We’ll talk about how you can support local childcare programs with an income tax credit — a great deal for individuals, businesses and providers.

EPIC Lunch and Learn invitation

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When: Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 11:30 AM
Where: Cortez Welcome Center, upstairs
Cost: FREE

We are providing lunch, so please RSVP to or call (970) 749-7017.

What’s CCTC? Watch this 3-minute video for an overview: