Human Trafficking Happens Here Too

A community education event.  Human Trafficking: Indicators, Grooming, Risk Factors, Social Media.  Join Green County Sexual Assault Recovery Program Advocates as we focus on what human trafficking is and what to look for.

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States since 1985.  Better Brodhead and Albrecht Elementary School are partnering to celebrate this week October 28th-November 1st. Our theme for this year is; “I Believe In Me, Happy, Healthy and Drug Free”.  Each day will have a focus. Monday we will focus on healthy eating  along with having a Police Officer visit each classroom to read a story about friendship.  The book will then be donated to each classroom. Tuesday, healthy lifestyle will be the focus on staying active and healthy.  ednesday, each class will sign a anti-bullying banner. Thursday, we’ll focus on safety just in time for Halloween. Friday, Y2Y will present to the 4th and 5th graders on the dangers of vaping and how to resist.   Please wear red or your Cardinal gear on Friday to celebrate the last day of Red Ribbon Week!

Brodhead Night Out

Join us for our 6th annual Brodhead Night Out on Tuesday, August 13th (rain date August 14th) from 5pm-8pm at Jaycee Park!! There will be free hot dogs provided by the Brodhead Lions and Optimists along with plenty of family fun activities!

Dia Del Niño! / Children’s Day!

Join us for this celebration!

Original artwork by Celeste Contreras, check out her website at; https://www.artsinmilwaukee.org/profiles/960/

 

Meeting notice

Coalition Meeting

Please join us for the monthly Better Brodhead meeting!  We will be discussing dating violence presentations at the middle school, Day of the Child Planning, Red Ribbon week plans, and creating a middle school group.
The meeting starts 5pm on March 19th at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 405 E 9th Ave.  Child care available!

Healthy Relationship Presentation

We are so excited about our collaborative effort with Green Haven and Brodhead United Methodist Church. On February 20th at 4pm at the Brodhead United Methodist Church we will be presenting to the middle school kids about creating healthy relationships and identifying unhealthy ones. This is open to all middle school youth!

Coalition Meeting

Meeting notice

Monthly coalition meeting to plan activities, review what we have accomplished and discuss new emerging issues.  We are a diverse group of community minded individuals.  We welcome new individuals to the table.  The public is invited to join us!

Coalition Member of the Month

Sebastian Van Wyhe, a Brodhead School Junior, is one of the new Youth2Youth (Y2Y) representatives to the Better Brodhead Board of Directors. Sebastian has already been helping out a lot this summer with the August 21st event, Brodhead Night Out, as well as preparations for this coming school year’s Homecoming activities.

Candidates Forum

This is an opportunity for Brodhead area residents to hear from the candidates on a number of issues.

The Agenda for the evening:

7:00  Welcome and Introductions

7:10  Ground Rules and Timekeeping

7:15 Opening Statements

7:45  Responses to Better Brodhead’s question

8:00  Q&A

8:30 Adjourn

This is an unbiased event.  Better Brodhead does not support or endorse any candidate.

To ensure an unbiased forum the audience is asked to abide by several rules.

1. The audience is expected to be respectful.

2. No applause, cheers, or jeers will be allowed.

3. Anyone seen as disrupting the event will be asked to leave.

4. The audience may applaud at the conclusion of the evening.

5. Questions will be asked through the moderator.  Audience members will write down questions on index cards and pass the cards to volunteers.

6. Questions will focus on issues not personalities.