2009-04-30 / Features

Week Of The Young Child April 19-25

Pictured above is one of the volunteers who read to children in the area schools and childcares in the county. Pictured above is one of the volunteers who read to children in the area schools and childcares in the county. April 19-25 is "Week of the Young Child." It is a time to recognize the needs of young children and thank the adults involved in their education and care. Parents, teachers, caregivers and other adults play important roles in the lives of young children and Week of the Young Child celebrates their efforts. Fulton County Center for Families would like to thank all the people who volunteered to read to the schools and to the childcares in Fulton County.

Everyone can show support for early learning in the community by promoting early literacy programs, thanking teachers who care for children and working to ensure that the public policies support early learning for all young children.

Week of the Young Child is a time to focus attention on bringing Fulton County together for children. Fulton County Center for Families thanks all the professionals who take time to make a difference in children's lives.The center encourages all to sign Pennsylvania's Promise for Children because every child is Pennsylvania's future. Residents are urged to show support for young children by signing the simple declaration and encouraging friends, family and colleagues to do the same. The declaration can be signed and more information obtained by visiting the Web site at www.papromiseforchildren.com.

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