Family Events

Vision

Create an opportunity for our members and their families to come together as a community for a special event.

Mission

The mission of our family events is to provide a safe and inclusive environment for our members and their families to come together to celebrate, honor traditions, and participate in activities; to strengthen our FC and greater community, as well as our friendships within the FC community. These events include….

Values

Family, Community, Inclusion, Tradition, Fun, Friendship

Program Philosophy

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to come together in a safe space to build connections to honor traditions, and to celebrate with family and friends.

Program Goals

To bring together the greater FC community
To build and strengthen our community
To celebrate with family and friends
To recognize and honor traditions
Fun and friendship

Who Can Participate

All Friendship Circle members and their families can participate in our family events.

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