National Child Care Provider Appreciation Event

National Child Care Provider Appreciation Event

APPLES for Children, (The Alliance for Parent, Provider and Local Employer Solutions) the Child Care Resource Center for Western Maryland's Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties, honored the region's child care professionals on Friday evening, May 9, 2008 at Rocky Gap Conference Center. Provider Appreciation Day recognized all child care providers for the important contribution they make to the children, families and communities they serve.
The event offered giveaways, refreshments, and individual awards to the recognized child care professionals and their programs that achieved significant benchmarks such as accreditation, credentialing, and years of service. Elizabeth Kelley, Director of the Office of Child Care within the Maryland State Department of Education, provided a keynote address and recognized the celebrants. Dolores Harmon and Marian Mitchell, Regional Manager and Assistant Manager of the Office for Child Care attended and distributed the honors.
For more information call Fanny Crawford, APPLES for Children at 301-733-0000, x103. APPLES for Children is located at 6 West Washington Street in Hagerstown.