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Families Unite for Head Start – Washington DC

How exciting… We were represented in Washington DC at the Families Unite for Head Start Rally and Hill Day. The Pennsylvania Head Start Association organized a bus trip for families and staff across the State to travel to the U.S. Capital. They joined people from across the country to make their voices heard by participating in a Head Start spirit rally on Capitol Hill
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Local Businesses Donate for Attendance Prizes!

We have awesome local businesses in our communities! Everyone is becoming more and more aware of the importance of early childhood education. We have an INCENTIVE going on for summer ATTENDANCE… All kiddos with at least 85% attendance this summer will be entered to win prizes! We will post the winners on our Facebook Pages! Scroll down and see all of the businesses that have
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Head Start Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

Again this year, we are excited to be able to award up to three $500 college scholarships to high school seniors who were enrolled in our Head Start program as children and who plan to continue their education in a post-secondary school that awards associate or bachelor degrees. Funds for the program are donated solely by SUMCD staff as a way of rewarding the hard
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SUMCD Awarded Funding to Expand Hours

SUMCD was awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand the number of hours and days that enrolled children attend our Head Start Programs. CEO Jane Campbell, says, “We are thrilled to receive this support to augment our services. We will start out by increasing program hours in seven classrooms throughout the three counties.” The agency will also receive
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Results of “VOTE FOR A SLOGAN”

The SUMCD Management Team came up with the following options for a SLOGAN – and we asked the staff and our Facebook followers to help select the best fit for us! Thank you to all who participated! Below are the results of the survey. Next step – we will be sharing this with our Marketing Committee of the Board! Stay tuned!