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

5th Annual Youth Work Awards
Oct. 11th ,8:30 – 11:30am
Elevate Church, 975 Millcreek Mall

Tickets are free but you must register to attend by October 5, 2018. Register at https://www.unifiederie.org/youth-work-awards  or call 814-580-8247  

The UnifiedErie Youth Work Awards exists to honor the amazing adults in our community that work directly with children and youth under the age of Continue reading

Thank you for believing in our children, Scott Enterprises!

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School supplies were collected by Scott Enterprise Employees for our school-age children at Early Connections. Along with all of the supplies was a letter, each from Nick Jr. and Chris Scott, which helped provide our children with a “can-do” attitude for the school year. 

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Pictured in front row:  Darlene Kovacs, Executive Director, Early Connections. Second row, left to right:  Christine Simon, Director of Human Resources, Scott Enterprises; Sharon Johannesmeyer, Safety Manager, Scott Enterprises; Nick Scott Jr, Vice President, Scott Enterprises; Michelle Harkins, Associate Executive Director, Early Connections.


 

We Love Books!

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Early Connections is grateful for the Erie Kiwanis, who secured a grant from Constellation Energy to purchase books through Hooked on Books for Kids.  Pictured left to right presenting one of our City Center preschool classrooms books are Erie Kiwanis President Bill Sapone, and Kiwanis Joe Murphy.

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This week our City Center welcomed Jennifer Weigold-Geertson, Senior Manager of Community Relations at UPMC Health Plan, to observe Curriculum Gold in action and read to one of our preschool classrooms. Curriculum Gold was purchased because of the generosity and partnership of UPMC Health Plan through the Neighborhood Assistance Program. Thanks for reading to our preschoolers about families, Jenny! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

This week our City Center welcomed Jennifer Weigold-Geertson, Senior Manager of Community Relations at UPMC Health Plan, to observe Teaching Strategy’s Creative Curriculum in action and read to one of our preschool classrooms. Creative Curriculum was purchased because of the generosity and partnership of UPMC Health Plan through the Neighborhood Assistance Program. Thanks for reading to our preschoolers about families, Jenny! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

At Early Connections' In-Service, we welcomed Jennifer Weigold-Geertson, Senior Manager of Community Relations at UPMC Health Plan, for partnering with us to purchase curriculum kits for all of our classrooms at our seven locations throughout Erie County.  UPMC Health Plan partnered with us through the Neighborhood Assistance Program. Pictured:  Jennifer Weigold-Geertson (center of photo in green) and the Early Connections staff.

At Early Connections’ In-Service, we welcomed Jennifer Weigold-Geertson, Senior Manager of Community Relations at UPMC Health Plan, for partnering with us to purchase curriculum kits for all of our classrooms at our seven locations throughout Erie County. UPMC Health Plan partnered with us through the Neighborhood Assistance Program.
Pictured: Jennifer Weigold-Geertson (center of photo in green) and the Early Connections staff.