Pennsylvania Early Learning keys to QualityThe NW Regional Key collaborates with regional early learning and school-age partners to support positive outcomes for children.

Pre K Counts is an initiative to build and strengthen pre-kindergarten partnerships.

United Way of Erie plays a unique role both as a leader in the health/human services sector.

Accredited Under the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Standards for Excellence®

Community Happenings

Michael Making Lives Better – Annual Events at Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School

Family Resource Fair, Friday, August 28th from 11am to 4pm at Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School, 200 block of E. 11th St. – designed to connect families in need with organizations that provide essential services.

Back 2 School Free Haircut Day, Saturday, August 29th , 8am to 5pm at Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School playground. Last year over 1000 boys and girls received a haircut, a backpack, and books

Healthy Smiles, Saturday Sept. 12th, 9am – 2pm
LECOM Dental Offices, 2000 W Grandview Blvd.

Healthy Smiles is a program designed to provide necessary dental care to local children. Event includes free dental services for children ages 2-17 accompanied by a parent/guardian, fun activities for children, health & safety info, etc. See Healthy Smiles for more info. Questions?- please call 868-1001

Community Car Seat Inspection, Saturday September 12th 

Child car seats and booster seats inspection by Nationally Certified Car Seat Technicians anytime between the hours of 9am to 1pm at Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 W 8th Street. More details –Car Seat Inspection – Sept 12 at Shriners

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!


Healthy Hoops – October 10th

Play hoops and learn about asthma at the JFK Center on Saturday, October 10th from 11am to 3pm. This is an educational event for families of children with asthma. Please see Healthy Hoops Flyer– Erie 2015 for event details.

Fun for the whole family! August Calendar of Events

Music, Movies, Stories, Widget Wednesday,Community Fairs and Festivals, etc – the Early Intervention Parent Newsletter Companion Calendar lists a variety of family friendly activities for children of all ages and abilities. Events and activities are open to the public and most are free of charge. View the calendar and activity descriptions here —August Calendar


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