Coppell Early Childhood Association
Early Childhood Chatter
Dear CECA Parents, Spring has sprung! The flowers are blooming, and the pollen is in full force (thanks, allergies)! What a beautiful season full of perfect temperatures and rain. April is promising to be packed with more fun activities! We have the Spring Photo Fundraiser, yoga parent meeting, Spring Fling, a park playdate, and parents night out! This is in addition to your playgroup fun! Check out information on all of this inside, and take advantage of a beautiful season in our lives. Best Wishes, Stephanie Branum 2017-2018 CECA President
Monday, April 9 10am-11:30am
Rest and Relax Yoga Flow
CECA now meets at
Do you need to retreat from the world for a moment? Come stretch, relax and breathe with Yoga instructor Jennifer Kubinsky.
Jennifer Kubinsky, Yoga Instructor
Encouragement will be blended with gentle movements to promote physical and mental peace. No experience with yoga is necessary. Consider wearing comfortable clothes and bringing a yoga mat or towel. Jennifer Kubinsky is a wife, mom of two and former elementary teacher. After enjoying yoga for many years, she became a certified yoga teacher in 2015. Jennifer is a 500hr master yoga instructor and specializes in faith based yoga. She currently teaches 3 classes a week for Trietsch Sports Ministry Program in Flower Mound, Texas. Our monthly Parent Events are a great chance to meet other parents and to hear some exceptional speakers talking about hot parenting topics. We serve hot coffee and delicious refreshments, and best of allâ€Ś there is free childcare! Find out more and RSVP via the Evite! May 7 Spa & Wellness Day
Make sure to sign up for childcare per the Evite instructions.
RSVP by Apr. 3rd!
CECA provides free childcare through GracePoint with timely Evite RSVP! Please note childrenâ€™s ages in the comment section.
Andy Brown West Playground 363 N Denton Tap Rd Coppell, TX 75019
10:00am th Friday, April 20 Join us for the April CECA Childrenâ€™s Activity! RSVP via the
Thanks for joining us at the CECA March Childrenâ€™s Activity at CooCoos in Plano!
2018 CECA Spring Photo Fundraiser
Register Your Slot Now!
Spring Florals Photo Shoot Dates:
Friday-Sunday, April 6-8, 2018 What is my investment?
Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park
Who is my Photographer? Each Photo session costs $85. Please note that payment is required Melissa Staab to secure your spot. When do I get my beautiful photos? More Details: Customers will be contacted by the Duration of a Session: Approximately 20 minutes Number of Images: 5-7
Photographer within 2-3 weeks of their session.
Thank you for supporting CECA! Register Your Slot Now! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a48afa62ba1fa7-2018 View examples of Melissaâ€™s work here: https://www.facebook.com/melissastaabphotography http://melissastaabphotography.com/about.html
We are currently filling our new CECA Board. Here are job descriptions for the open board positions. If you have interest or even a question about any of the positions, please let one of our Nominating Committee members know, or email firstname.lastname@example.org! Adult’s Group Coordinator a. to coordinate special interest groups for parents (including, but not limited to, activities such as Parent’s Night Out, Bunco) b. to inform membership of activities through general meetings and newsletter c. to collect the special interest groups’ monthly information and forward to the newsletter editor by the monthly deadline Advertising Chair a. to solicit advertising contracts annually for website and newsletter b. to bring any advertisements
deemed ethically questionable or in conflict with organization goals to the executive board for a vote Children’s Activities Coordinator a. to plan monthly outings for members and children b. to inform membership of activities through general meetings and newsletter Children’s Party Chair a. to plan and execute Children’s Parties as approved by the executive board b. to inform membership of parties through general meetings and newsletter c. to oversee set-up and cleanup of
facility used Newsletter Editor a. to coordinate deadline dates for story submissions, ad submissions with the appropriate chairs b. to collect all officers’ and chairs’ monthly reports/information c. to place all advertisements in newsletter as compiled by the advertising chair d. to bring any advertisements deemed ethically questionable or in conflict with organization goals to the executive board for a vote Website Chair a. to oversee and update the organization’s website
10:00 am Monday, April 9, 2018 General Meeting @ Gracepoint Church Please be sure to attend the April general meeting to vote whether to adopt our updated bylaws. This process is required by Texas PTA periodically.
Our Nearly/Newly Ones playgroup is forming soon for families with children around 1 year old. Contact the CECA Playgroup Coordinator at email@example.com for more information.
Thursday, April 26 SeĂąor Locos 110 W Sandy Lake Rd, #150 Coppell, TX 75019 Check the for details!
Coppell Early Childhood Association
Early Childhood Chatter
April 2018 at a Glance Mark your Calendar Friday-Sunday, April 6-8 CECA Spring Photo Fundraiser Registration is open!
President Stephanie Branum
Monday, April 9 10:00 am Parent Event @ Gracepoint Church Rest and Relax Yoga Flow Saturday, April 14 10:00 am CECA Spring Fling @ Vista Ridge United Methodist Church Friday, April 20 10:00 am Children’s Activity Playground Mixer @ Andy Brown West Thursday, April 26 6:30 pm Parent’s Night Out @ Señor Locos Coppell
Friday, May 19
Vice President Brandi George Secretary Brandace Dobbs Treasurer Lauren Dubois Parliamentarian Erica Burgess Adult Groups Danea Thuemmel Advertising Brooke Merrill Character & Spiritual Nancy Martin Children’s Parties Randi Lounavaara Fundraising Wei Ni Kaplan
Save the Date! Friday, May 7
Parent Event Parent’s Night Out
Hospitality Jessi Davidson- Irizarry Membership Kate Jones Nursery Krystina Britt
Happy Birthday! Krystina Britt
Playgroups Angela McCulley Programs Amanda Stone Sunshine Committee Cassie Sagel Website/Newsletter Jyotsna Sripada
Coppell Early Childhood Association Newsletter April 2018