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FEATURED NEWS AT TCMC

The Men's Center, with concern for the health and safety of all of our members and participants, is beginning a transition to hybrid on-line and in-person meetings in response to changes in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our physical premises have begun to open up to groups and meetings. Please be vaccinated and wear masks while indoors.

Please read the latest details on our Home page.

TREASURER Volunteer Opportunity

We are now accepting applications for TCMC's next Treasurer following the recent announcement that our current Treasurer will be stepping down in April 2022. The Treasurer will be responsible for financial management and oversight, budgeting and monitoring, tax reporting, and making monthly reports to the Board of Directors. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience in accounting and/or finance and a strong alignment with the TCMC mission. Please visit TCMC.org to read the full job description. Interested parties can contact our Office Manager, Tom Maher, at tomm@tcmc.org.

ANGER MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR Job Opportunity

We are now accepting applications for TCMC's next Anger Management Coordinator. The AM Coordinator is responsible for administration of the program in all of its aspects, including program organizing and scheduling of classes, finding available facilitators, han- dling inquiries from men interested in taking the class, recording registrations, and collecting fees. Please visit TCMC.org to read the full job description or contact our Office Manager, Tom Maher, at tomm@tcmc.org.

New Support Group for Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

The Twin Cities Men's Center, in conjunction with Southern Valley Alliance, is begin- ning a Support Group via Zoom for men who have been the victims of any type of domestic abuse. Please look for more details to follow!

Twin Cities Jewish Community Mental Health Conference

TCMC has been invited to man a resource booth at the Twin Cities Jewish Community Mental Health Conference on October 23rd and also asked if we would like to be included in their directory of mental health resources in the Twin Cities. If anyone is interested in vol- unteering to man the booth, they can contact Tom M at tomm@tcmc.org

Men Talk - August/September 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.

MSOP African/American Support Group

TCMC was contacted by MSOP in St Peter about starting an African/American Support Group for their internal clients. They are looking for a group where African-American men can discuss issues such as the George Floyd/Duante Wright deaths. Details to follow.

"Beyond Anger: Reclaim Your Fire!" - a New Anger Management II Course For Men

The Twin Cities Men's Center is now offering a much-requested follow-on class for graduates of our popular Men Helping Men with Anger Management classes.

"Beyond Anger: Reclaim Your Fire!" is a great way for men who have completed the TCMC Men Helping Men With Anger Management course (and has fully paid the fee) or have demonstrable equivalent training or background can now go further into new territory of self-development and emotional competency.

The first 10-week class was scheduled for ten Mondays 6-7:30pm beginning April 18th and completing on June 27th (skipping May 30 Memorial Day holiday).

Read more here!

Men's Center for Hybrid and In-Person Support Groups, Wednesday Presentations, Anger Management Classes, etc.

  • We are working with facilitators to enable them to communicated directly with support group participants on this website.
  • The TCMC Gay lssues Support Group has been the catalyst for pioneering a more effective hybrid (zoom+in-person) group meetings with new tech. We will extend that for other groups as well.
  • Groups that rent space (12-step groups & MKP for example) have been allowed beginning week of July 19th, 2021. They should provide sufficient masks for their participants..
  • Anger Management classes will continue to be on Zoom-only until furture notice.

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/>.

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!

I Want To Receive Men Talk in my E-mail Box!

Have you seen our new website yet? Did you know we are currently working on getting the past Issues of Men Talk online on our website? Would you like to STOP receiving your hard copy of Men Talk in your postal mail and instead, get an e-mail including the current Men Talk table of contents and a link to the latest issue online? Easier done than said! Just send an e-mail to Tom at tomm@tcmc.org and tell him you want to be removed from the hard copy mailing and you would like to receive an e-mail notification when the latest Men Talk is online. It's that simple!

Calendar:

Be sure to check the Events Calendar for the master list of all TCMC events!