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Partnership Taking Orders For Lobster & Shrimp Fest

Partnership Taking Orders For Lobster & Shrimp Fest

The 17th annual Lobster and Shrimp Fest is quickly approaching. The Partnership for Children of Wayne County will hold their annual event on September 24th at the Partnership office. The event has taken place for the last 16 years. Even last year during the pandemic, the staff and the board decided to proceed with the…read more »

Partnership For Children Opens Early Learning Resource Center

Partnership For Children Opens Early Learning Resource Center

An Early Learning Resource Center is opened at the Partnership for Children of Wayne County.  The Partnership and Smart Start launched the revamped Early Learning Resource Center Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting with the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.  Parents, caregivers, and early childhood professionals or advocates can utilize the materials, which include children’s books, educational…read more »

Partnership Receives Grant To Support Babies And Families In Wayne Co.

Partnership Receives Grant To Support Babies And Families In Wayne Co.

Partnership for Children of Wayne County has announced it is has received a micro-grant from the Think Babies™ NC Alliance to support its efforts focused on infants, toddlers, and their families. This funding is provided by the Think Babies™ NC Alliance, with support from the national ZERO TO THREE Think Babies™ campaign. The micro-grants are a…read more »

Partnership’s Touch A Truck Delights Crowds (PHOTO GALLERY)

Partnership’s Touch A Truck Delights Crowds (PHOTO GALLERY)

Saturday’s warm weather and clear skies were perfect for the Touch A Truck event held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  Touch A Truck benefits the Partnership for Children of Wayne County.  A large number of trucks and other equipment were on display for all the kids and adults.  The families enjoyed the time together and…read more »

Partnership’s Touch A Truck Is This Saturday

Partnership’s Touch A Truck Is This Saturday

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County holds it Touch A Truck fundraiser this weekend. Valerie Wallace, the Executive Director of the Partnership for Children, says they’re looking forward to the event especially since last year’s event had to be canceled due to the pandemic. This year, Wallace encourages attendees to participate at their comfort…read more »

Partnership Holds Annual Touch A Truck On May 22

Partnership Holds Annual Touch A Truck On May 22

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is gearing up for one of its annual fundraisers. The 4th Annual Touch a Truck event is being held Saturday, May 22nd from 9 AM – 2 PM at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Partnership for Children Executive Director Valerie Wallace says they already have numerous vehicles ready for…read more »

Partnership Honors Child Care Educators (PHOTOS)

Partnership Honors Child Care Educators (PHOTOS)

This is Teacher Appreciation Week and today is Child Care Provider Appreciation Day! Thursday afternoon, the Partnership for Children of Wayne County hosted a drive thru event for child care providers. Valerie Wallace, the Executive Director of the Partnership, says child care staff have had to persevere during the pandemic. Operational costs have increased and…read more »

Groups Work To Make Wayne County More Resilient For Children

Groups Work To Make Wayne County More Resilient For Children

Special attention is being given to Wayne County’s children this month, and advocates are hoping the effort continues well beyond April. Melissa Harrell is the Mental Health Services Manager at WAGES Head Start/Early Head Start. She says one goal during Positive Parenting Awareness Month is to let the community know about the local programs that…read more »

City & County Mark Week Of The Young Child

City & County Mark Week Of The Young Child

Wayne County residents are reminded of the efforts to take care of our youngest residents. This is the Week of the Young Child as well as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Valerie Wallace from the Partnership for Children of Wayne County appeared at last week’s meeting of the Wayne County Commissioners to help present the Week of the…read more »

Partnership For Children Supports Children, Families During Pandemic

Partnership For Children Supports Children, Families During Pandemic

The Partnership for Children of Wayne County, part of the statewide Smart Start network, has launched a series of initiatives to support children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Partnership for Children of Wayne County is providing training for parents and early childhood professionals to address ongoing stress, collaborating with family child care providers…read more »

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