The Crawford/Otsego County MYOI/Foster Youth will be baking cookies for the afternoon snacks at the Northeast Michigan Poverty Reduction Initiative Opportunity Conference 2010. The Conference will be held at the Mio Church of God in Mio, Michigan on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 10am-3pm. The Opportunity Conference will include a National Poverty Expert guest speaker, Dr. Donna Beegle. The Conference will focus on breaking barriers, motivation, and inspriation for those living in poverty. Attendants will be included in numerous gift raffles including a Grand Prize! Attendants will also be introduced to Navigators from their own communities. The event is looking like it will be a big one, and the MYOI/Foster Youth Group is looking forward to this BIG volunteer opportunity to give back to the community and those living in poverty!