Here are some pics from yesterday’s field trip to visit the Erie Bayhawks. It was lots of fun. We got to read books, try on actual jerseys, tour the building, touch a real basketball hoop and take lots of pics. Had a blast, can’t wait to see them again in January!!!
Arthur’s Thanksgiving was a great choice of books to read to the preschool children at City Center last week. They enjoyed having Aubrea Haynes from the Erie County Clerk’s office share the story of Arthur’s dilemma of who will play the part of the turkey in the school play.
Llama Llama Red Pajama
Preschool children at City Center were delighted to have Kim Thomas, Northwest Regional Director, DCED, read Llama Llama Red Pajama to them. We hope she will visit us again soon!
Mad Mex Fundraiser
Staff, Board members, family and friends gathered at Mad Mex on November 13th in support of Early Connections. Food, fun, and raffles were part of an exciting evening!! Thank you to those who attended, those who donated, and especially to our chairperson, Kiwanian Linda Smalley!
City Center staff Megan Bruno-Osborne, Carissa Kepple, Kelly Ocasio, and Meghan Snider represented Early Connections at the Millcreek Mall’s recent annual Gingerbread House competition. They did an awesome job decorating EC’s house!
Early Connections children created artwork to thank our local Veterans. Their artwork is proudly displayed at Texas Roadhouse restaurant.
City Center preschool children were excited to have Alicia Evers and Conor Dawley from Highmark Caring Place visit them recently. They read “The Good Bye Book” and did a fish craft. Thank you for donating the book to our classroom so we can read it again and again!
Youth Awards Recognition
Congratulations to Megan Bruno and Jessica Lewis for having been recognized at the UnifiedErie Youth Awards ceremony on October 11, 2018! The Youth Work Awards honor amazing adults in our community who go above and beyond to help all young people feel supported, valued and engaged.
PEAL training for families and professionals – Presuming Competence: Fostering High Expectations
Thursday, October 18 at 5:30 PM -7:30 PM
Beacon Light Recovery Center
1885 Market Street, Warren, Pa 16365
Hosted by PA ELKS Home Service, this training is for both families and professionals. Families will learn about the principals of presuming Continue reading
Bethany Storytime Fall 2018
Saturdays Oct. 6th – Nov. 10th, 10am to Noon
Bethany Outreach Center,254 East 10th Street
Sponsored by Hooked on Books for Kids Erie.
This program is for children ages 3 to 10 years old and includes reading stories, and doing crafts plus other educational activities. Each child will receive a FREE BOOK* every time they come. Children attending at least 4 of the 6 Continue reading