Explore Your Truth, Find Your Voice at the Twin Cities Men's Center.
Welcome Back! Re-Opening the Men's Center for In-Person Support Groups, Wednesday Presentations, Anger Management Classes, etc.
- Several volunteers staged a Saturday housekeeping cleaning of the Center led by Jim Heaney in time for the July Board Meeting.
- The TCMC board in-person board meeting was held on Monday, July 12th with a hybrid zoom addition which worked well.
- Groups that rent space (12-step groups & MKP for example) will be allowed beginning week of July 19th. They should provide sufficient masks for their participants.
- Support group Facilitators will be invited to consider in-person with optional hybrid zoom participants beginning week of July 19th.
- Anger Management classes will be on Zoom through the month of August with the first possible in-person (non-hybrid) Anger Management class in September.
Men Talk -Aug/Sep edition now online
Read the official newsletter of the Twin Cities Men's Center online edition. Men Talk, a regional, bi-monthly newsletter features a comprehensive Events Calendar of programs and schedule of support groups, informative articles, poetry, an occasional resource directory, book reviews and other information about special events and news covering men's groups in the Twin Cities. Men Talk has appeared in one form or another since 1977.
Announcing a new Men's Wellness Support Group
This drop in support group creates a space for men to work on creating a healthy, happy, productive and meaningful life with the support of other men, or anyone identifying as male. The group will include time for men to share uninterrupted about the life they're creating, along with a brief weekly meditation, no-impact energy exercises, and a short teaching as a conversation starter. This weekly group begins Saturday September 11th from 10:30 to 12 noon.
Welcome to our new Board Member, Mike Arieta
He is a Clinical Social Worker licensed in MN and AZ. He has experience being on boards as the MN NASW chapter board of directors as treasurer, and then as an at-large member for three terms totaling six years. He has also been a member of his townhouse association board and served as at-large member and then as vice president. He has extensive experience working with men both at the agency level and in his own practice. He has been a practicing licensed social worker since 1995 and a clinical social worker since 2011.
The Perspectives Exchange Laboratory (PX Lab)
Not being heard? Willing to listen?
Open to exchanging perspectives through a shared media experience? The PX Lab is the place for you!
Click on the PX Lab logo to find out how your perspective can shape our latest collaboration.
Sunday Men's Brunches Starting up again
With the warmer weather on the horizon, we're restarting the monthly, 3rd Sunday Men's Brunches organized by the Twin Cities Men's Center. All will be held outdoors from 10am to 1pm.
If you have an interest in volunteering for TCMC please consider joining a committee. We are looking for committee members for our Fundraising, Outreach, and Support Group Committees. Please contact the TCMC office to be put in touch with committee chair are you are interested in serving.
Fundraising and Contributions Help Needed
Attention TCMC members and supporters, the TCMC Fundraising and Contributions Committee can use your help. If you have an interest or experience in Fundraising and are willing to volunteer some of your time; please contact Damon Starks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TCMC is now eligible to receive Choice Dollars through Thrivent Financial!!
Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who's eligible to direct Choice Dollars?
Choice Dollars charitable outreach funds can make a world of difference to the Twin Cities Men's Center! Thrivent's Choice Dollars program allows eligible Thrivent members to recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable funds. Directing Choice Dollars to TCMC is easy. Simply go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more and find program terms and conditions. Or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice®" after the prompt.
Thrivent also has other opportunities to help the Twin Cities Men's Center, but we need to know which of OUR supporters are also THEIR members! If you believe in TCMC's mission and you are a Member of Thrivent Financial, please contact Tom to find out about other ways you can help TCMC through Thrivent Financial!
TCMC joins the Amazon Smile program
The Twin Cities Men's Center is now listed as a charitable organization on Amazon Smile. This means when any Amazon customer who registers with Amazon Smile and selects the Twin Cities Men's Center as their charitable organization of choice, 0.5% of any qualifying purchase will be donated to the Twin Cities Men's Center. You can sign up to help us out at < https://smile.amazon.com/>.
Men Help Other Men at the Twin Cities Men's Center.
Do you have ideas for a unique program, workshop, support group or other expertise to offer? Please let us know.