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Moonshot VIP Insider: September 13, 2021

September 12, 2021
Welcome to the

“Moonshot VIP Insider”

– Working together to make Indian River County a leading literacy capital of the nation!

In this issue – Week of September 13, 2021:

  • Share this week’s OPTIMISTIC video of ‘Moonshot the Puppet’ and Principal Brooke Flood
  • Register NOW for the September 29, 2021 MCAN meeting
  • Recap of the August MCAN meeting and message from Dr. Katie Nall
  • Please take our MCAN Survey
  • Upcoming MCAN Candidate Forum for the November Municipality Elections

Week of September 13, 2021 - Featured Word: OPTIMISTIC

Special thanks to Principal Brooke Flood for sharing vocabulary-building tips with TLA’s Moonshot the Puppet!
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Show your support for the Moonshot Moment Literacy Movement. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • 1) CLICK below to “like/favorite” this week’s social media post.
  • 2) REPOST/SHARE on your own social media sites.
  • 3) Include descriptive text with the hashtag #MoonshotCommunity and tag us @MoonshotMomen

Suggested text to include with your post:

When so many talented, caring people are working together to take a stand for children and early literacy, it is easy to be OPTIMISTIC about the future of our #MoonshotCommunity!

Check out this video of a very optimistic Principal Brooke Flood sharing vocabulary tips with Moonshot the Puppet.
Please join the journey. Together, we are transforming lives through literacy.


Our August 25, 2021 MCAN meeting was indeed a special time to reconnect and recenter as we continue this transformational work!

We were treated to a celebration (complete with prizes) and healing session led by TedX speaker and former IRSC professor, Dr. Katie Nall. Dr. Nall walked us through several stress-relieving techniques, and has a special offer for MCAN members who are interested in learning more techniques.

View special offer here.

About Dr. Nall: Katie Nall, Ph.D., creates long-lasting change in the lives of the people in her audience. A sought-after speaker for colleges and universities, non-profit organizations and private events, Dr. Nall brings a relatable and calm demeanor to her topics of expertise. FB Groups:

Katie Nall, Ph.D.
TEDx Speaker

Florida Mathematician Helping Others Dissolve their WAFFLES: worries, anxiety, fear, frustration, lethargy, exhaustion, and stress.


​Call:   772-480-0541 (EST)

We Value Your Input

Click here: MCAN SURVEY
Please complete our short MCAN survey before September 30, 2021


We are planning a special Candidate Forum to be held in mid-October, for our MCAN members to hear from the candidates running for the open spots on the Sebastian and Vero Beach City Councils. Stay tuned for details!

The Moonshot Community Action Network (MCAN) is coordinated by The Learning Alliance – the managing partner of MCAN. We invite you to join the journey! | www.TheLearningAlliance.org2