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Paths to QUALITY was front and center recently as more than 50,000 people lined the streets of downtown Fort Wayne for the Three Rivers Festival Parade, the kickoff to Fort Wayne’s Biggest Summer Celebration, the 46th Three Rivers Festival.  This year, area child care providers came together to promote Paths to QUALITYTM in the parade. About a dozen providers in SDA 3, along with Early Childhood Alliance staff, walked the parade route, handing out child friendly items. Celebrate!

Three Rivers Festival Parade Photo

Three Rivers Festival Parade Photo

Three Rivers Festival Parade Photo

 

Special thanks to the providers that participated in the parade!

Marjorie Caley- The Village Daycare
Kim Jarraeau- Beyond Play Child Care
Renee Lockett- Learn and Grow Child Care
The Gingerbread House
Kenesha Williams- Kids are People Too
Brigitte Brown- Nana’s House Child Care Learning Center
Blondean Phillips- Sugar Drop
Abacus Early Learning Center
Hollie Pugh- Creative Time Daycare
Papa Smurf’s Child Care- Donna Howell
Melissa Hughes- Melissa’s House