A district-wide meeting is planned Sept. 19 for dads, grandfathers, uncles and other male role models.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Are you the proud dad or other male relative or role model of a Farmington Public Schools student? Learn how to creat "magic moments" with your child during the 2012-2013 school year at the Farmington Proud Dads Club district-wide event held Sept. 19, from 5:30 until 7 p.m., in the Warner Upper Elementary School Media Center, 30303 W. 14 Mile, Farmington Hills. The local club, is an off-shoot of an organization founded 11 years ago in Birmingham by Jay Kalisky, and brought to the Farmington area through the efforts of Tonya Corbitt, Warner assistant principal. The club holds events throughout the school year, to make it easier to enjoy activities with children at school. To learn more or RSVP, write to firstname.lastname@example.org…
A new organization hopes to spread its message about dads and schools.
A local group of dads celebrated Father's Day just a little bit early Saturday, with a cook-out at Shiawassee Park in Farmington. They're members of the Warner Upper Elementary and Dunckel Middle School Proud Dads Club, and off-shoot of an organization founded 11 years ago in Birmingham by Jay Kalisky. The event, he said, was designed as a kick-off to get other schools to open a chapter. Proud Dads was created as a way to help fathers connect with their children's schools. "If dads wanted to help (at school), they wouldn't know what to do," Kalisky said. "We have one meeting a year, where we tell dads about all the events going on at school that year. Some are PTA events, but certain events are just Proud Dads." The group's motto, he added…