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Rita Valentine

September 9, 2020 | by sau1admin

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Administrative Coordinator

Hi, my name is Rita Valentine, just like the holiday.

I live in Crawford County and I am the Administrative Coordinator for SAU1.

I started in December of 2019.

It’s important to me to be a self advocate because I know what is best for me, and I don’t want other people making decisions for me.

I started at SAU1 because I was out of a job. I also wanted to make a difference in the world. I wanted to work for a place that builds people up, not knocks them down! My favorite thing about SAU1 is the encouragement everyone gives to each other. It is priceless!

I hope to help SAU1 make the world a better place for everyone.

In my life outside of SAU1, I enjoy cooking and trying new recipes. I love to sing and be a part of my church’s choir. I have a master’s degree in library science that I earned online. I also have a bachelor's degree in business and economics. I love to do research!

My vision for my everyday life is to make each day important and make it count.

I don’t have any pets myself. I do have a neph-dog, Jack the Beagle, and three neph-cats - Salem, Bandit, and Galaxy. I am an Aunt to three nephews and two nieces, and two grand nieces. I dearly love them all.

My favorite meal is a one pot wonder of ham, green beans, and potatoes. Yum! Anytime my family or friends get together and share a meal - that is my favorite food.

Latest Posts

Jun

21

Power Talk with ODP!

Date Tues. June 21 2022, 10:30 to 11:30 AM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Tues. June 21
10:30 to 11:30am

Power Talk with ODP!

A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event

Join us to talk about services, issues, and Covid.

G…

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Jun

10

Let's Talk about Your Vision for YOUR Everyday Life!

Date Fri. June 10 2022, 1 to 3 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. June 10
1 to 3pm

Let's Talk about Your Vision
for YOUR Everyday Life!

What do YOU want in your life?
How do you make it happen?
Who can hel…

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Jun

3

Let's Speak Up!

Date Fri. June 3 2022, 11 AM to 12:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. June 3
11am to 12:30pm
Let's Speak Up!
A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event

Do you know your rights?
Are you getting what you want and need?
Join…

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May

27

All About Rights!

Date Fri. May 27 2022, 11 AM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. May 27
11am to 1:30pm
All About Rights!
A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event
We'll talk about:

Human and Civil Rights
History of Rights

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Jun

7

All About Jobs!

Date Tues. June 7 2022, 1 to 3 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Tues. June 7
1 to 3pm
All About Job!
A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event
We'll talk about:

Your rights
Planning to work
Finding a job

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Jun

17

All About Jobs!

Date Fri. June 17 2022, 10 AM to 12 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. June 17
10am to 12pm
All About Job!
A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event
We'll talk about:

Your rights
Planning to work
Finding a job

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May

19

All About Jobs

Date Thurs. May 19 2022, 1 to 3 PM (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Thurs. May 19
1 to 3pm
All About Job!
A SAPNA Knowledge is Power Event
We'll talk about:

Your rights
Planning to work
Finding a job

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