Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Child care center receives grant

Cox Children's Center has received a reimbursement grant in the amount of $6,300 from Quality Counts 2006-2007, a project sponsored by Community Child Care Connection and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Center Director Stacey Hembrough said that the center has requested a large amount of new materials, furniture, and equipment, all of which will be purchased within the next month. UIS received extra consideration "because we serve children and families receiving IDHS financial assistance, for being a full-year program, and for being accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children," she said. Read more>>

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