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Staff Recognized for Years of Service

Our annual celebration of staff for years of service to SUMCD was held on April 22nd at Hoss’s Restaurant. It was a time to relax and enjoy one another’s company! Staff recognized this year (five-year increments) include: 15 Years Lea Ann Walter Marie Hommel Aleta Kammerer Ruth Phillips 10 Years Chrissy Buck Tammy Richard Doris Miller Karen Ishii Sharon Wagner 5 Years Cortlyn Nace
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Annual Meeting Notice

The Annual Meeting of Snyder Union Mifflin Child Development, Inc. will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Shade Mountain Winery from 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Board members, Policy Council members, parents, and staff will be in attendance. RSVP By to Lisa at 966-2845 or LStorer@sumcd.org.

Scholarships Available for Graduating Seniors

Our agency will again award 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’s degrees. Since the scholarship program began in 1997, SUMCD has awarded over $30,000 in scholarships. Funds for the program are donated by SUMCD staff as a way of
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More Children Receiving High Quality Services

More preschool children in Snyder and Union Counties will receive high quality early childhood education services. On January 22, Governor Tom Wolf announced news that he was releasing funding to serve more than 5,300 additional children in Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts classes. In the Midd-West School District, only 28.6% of children under 5 are in high quality early childhood education programs. In Selinsgrove Area School District, only
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Federal grant funds Head Start & Early Head Start for 5 years 

SUMCD was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue providing Early Head Start and Head Start in Snyder, Union, and Mifflin Counties over the next five years. We have been providing Head Start since 1969. When developing the new grant application, we wanted to be sure that we were proposing a program model that was proven effective. Research has shown
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