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The Honolulu Advertiser
Updated at 7:49 a.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2009

East Kauai 'Family Summit' planned

Advertiser Staff

KAPA'A, Kaua'i Organizations that offer family-strengthening programs are encouraged to sign up for an information booth at the sixth annual East Kaua'i Family Summit: Celebrating Kaua'i's Families.

The event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Kapa'a High School courtyard.

"This is a great opportunity for organizations to let the community know what kind of services they offer," said Bridget Arume, Parent Community Network Coordinator, Department of Education, and member of the organizing committee.

"The family summit is a fun and informative annual event. We've had great turnouts in the past," Arume said.

Participating organizations will be provided with a tent, table, electricity, Internet access if needed, as well as lunch.

Sponsors of the East Kaua'i Family Summit include: Alu Like; the Boys and Girls Club; County of Kaua'i Anti-Drug Office; state Department of Education; Kahuna Valley; Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center; and Tutu & Me Pre-school.

To sign up for the event, please contact Arume at 821-6972 ext. 116.