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4th annual STAR Farm to School Harvest Festival to be held on Sept. 3

| August 7, 2015
4th annual STAR Farm to School Harvest Festival to be held on Sept. 3

The 4th annual STAR Farm to School Harvest Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 at 145 Leupp Road, Flagstaff. The event features hands-on Dine’ traditional foods and demonstrations, with the community harvest feast scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. The STAR (Service to All Relations) School is a […]

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ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

| August 3, 2015
ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

Effective June 8th, Arizona’s Child Care Administration (CCA) will be releasing all of the children on the waiting list and will be authorizing services for new applicants if the family’s income is at or below 110 percent of the Federal Poverty Level ($1,815 a month for a family of 3).

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Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

| August 3, 2015
Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

Southwest Human Development has launched a unique early literacy project called Books for Babies … and Toddlers Too! The project’s cornerstone is a children’s book writing contest that is now accepting manuscript submissions of 600 words or less. You do the writing and Southwest Human Development will hire the illustrator, do the editing, layout and print the book!

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ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

| July 29, 2015
ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

Effective June 8th, Arizona’s Child Care Administration (CCA) will be releasing all of the children on the waiting list and will be authorizing services for new applicants if the family’s income is at or below 110 percent of the Federal Poverty Level ($1,815 a month for a family of 3).

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Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

| July 27, 2015
Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

Southwest Human Development has launched a unique early literacy project called Books for Babies … and Toddlers Too! The project’s cornerstone is a children’s book writing contest that is now accepting manuscript submissions of 600 words or less. You do the writing and Southwest Human Development will hire the illustrator, do the editing, layout and print the book!

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Swim Safe Arizona!

| July 27, 2015
Swim Safe Arizona!

Swimming has many health benefits , but it’s important to practice safe swimming in order to avoid injury or illness. Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are caused by swallowing water or breathing in mists from contaminated water in swimming pools, hot tubs/spas, water parks, lakes, rivers or oceans. Read more for tips on safe swimming!

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First Things First’s Top 10 Ways to Help Your Child Prepare for Kindergarten

| July 20, 2015
First Things First’s Top 10 Ways to Help Your Child Prepare for Kindergarten

Summertime is a great opportunity to help kids prepare for their first day of kindergarten. Find out the top 10 things you can do to support your child.

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Healthy Living Workshop – Put Life Back in Your Life

| June 29, 2015
Healthy Living Workshop – Put Life Back in Your Life

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Find the Summer Food Service Program Nearest You

| June 24, 2015
Find the Summer Food Service Program Nearest You

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Nutrition Program established to ensure that low-income children, ages 18 and younger, continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children at approved SFSP sites in areas with […]

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Arizona’s Summer Reading Program

| June 22, 2015
Arizona’s Summer Reading Program

Encourage families to visit their local public library and sign up for Arizona’s summer reading program. Reading 20 minutes a day makes a real difference! #ReadOnArizona  

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