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Coffee and Connect - February 2023

  • February 01, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
  • Virtual
  • 43


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APHE is now opening our popular Coffee & Connect series to non-members for a $5.00 fee!  Don't worry, if you are a member your registration will still be FREE as always.

February 1, 2023 @ 1pm ET

Topic: "Sharing a Creative Mess to Help Shelter Pets by Inspiring Kindness and the Don’t Pet Mindset/Love from a Distance"

Speaker: Jeanne Frye-Mason

Jeanne joins her beloved rescue partners Professor Opus and Ferdinand. They teach about inspiring kindness towards animals, people and the environment to students in the Albuquerque area schools. Professor Opus, Ferdinand and Jeanne share the "Don't Pet Mindset/Love From a Distance" and “Inspire Kindness” programs and they are passionate about helping shelter pets find forever homes. All of Jeanne's work is based on helping students through creativity, creative movement, kindness, helping animals and nature, and student empowerment as our next leaders.

About Jeanne Frye-Mason:

Jeanne Frye-Mason worked at Animal Humane New Mexico as a Humane Educator and as a contract educator with The Albuquerque BioPark for preschool programs at the Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Gardens. Jeanne also teaches at Dance Theatre of the Southwest. She has devoted her life to helping people, animals and the environment through creative programs and movement and has a PhD in Special Education with an emphasis in Environmental Education and creative programs. She has taught in public schools and universities about the human and animal bond with a published curriculum. She also has a BFA and was a former professional dancer combining creative movement with learning about animals.

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