Karen Franklin introduced the speakers:  Sarah Nelson CEO Community, moved from Colorado 3 years ago and Emma Nelson who is the Animal Caretaker, Peer support specialist.  Colorado 10 years barns and animals reg and national champion Western Pleasure
Healing Prairie Farms provide a place for youth.  There is individual. And family stays.  They provide therapeutic recreation in art and gardening.  There are 8 beds for 3-10 day stay.  There are 4 beds for a two day stay.  
The Healing Prairie Farms is supported by Community involvement, grants, and IRS reimbursement.  
Why does the heling farms work?    The kids are close to nature, gardening, and animals.  This is all very therapeutic and healing.  There is staff on duty 24-7.
There will be an open house:  HYGGE OPEN HOUSE, Sunday January 14, 2:00 -5:0 pm.  There will be self-guided tours, crafts, warm sup, bonfire, and cozy vibes. 
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President Theresa called the meeting to order at 7:10 am.
Announcements:  Blood Drive January 25, 2:00-6:00 pm Environmental Education Center, 2401 Scott Blvd.  January 16, 2024 off site meeting at Restore.  No Hybrid.  Hudson's will give 15% to RYLA January 10, 2024 4:00-9:00 pm. 
Can do after meeting January 9, 2024. 
Thresa reported that the Dictionary Project have given out 3,816 dictionaries.  
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:00 am.