Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Sunday, 21 December 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
New “Learn and Play Group” starts in Liberal August 7
08/02/2010
 

Looking for a special way to spend time with your child? Want to find out what resources are available to you and your child in Liberal? Join the Learn and Play Group which will be meeting from 10 to 11 a.m., the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Cooper-Clark Room of the Liberal Memorial Library. The first session will be held on August 7.

“We wanted to provide an organized Learn and Play Group targeting working parents and parents of special needs children, ages newborn to five years old, to help them learn new ways to interact with their children and to provide them with information on the different resources that are available to them in our community,” said Elizabeth Stamper, executive director of the Liberal Area Coalition for Families.

Each session will include a Learn and Play activity with the parents and children, a presentation by a local agency that provides services to children, a snack and time for the parents to interact with each other. Sara Schallert will be organizing and conducting the sessions.

“We wanted to pick a time that would allow many working parents to participate,” said Stamper. “Most of the groups that are available to parents of young children meet during the normal work day which makes it tough for a working parent or a single parent.”

The sessions are free to the participants but those interested are asked to register ahead of time by calling 620-655-7177 or emailing _coalitionfromfamilies@hotmail.com. _“We would like to have an idea of how many people will be at the session so we can plan for materials and snacks,” Stamper said. However, participants will also be able to register on Saturday, August 7.

Currently there is funding to provide the sessions through December 2010. Funding for the Learn and Play Group sessions is being provided by the Smart Start Grant and the Seward County United Way. “Based on the success of the program during the first four months, we would be able to seek additional funding to continue it,” Stamper said.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Wind Turbine Collapses in Haskell County
Feral Hogs with Pseudorabies Found in Panhandle
Scam Alert From Southern Pioneer Electric
Accident Claims The Life Of A Holcomb Woman
Step Out In Blue
High Plains Aquifer Declining
New State Division Formed To Fight Cattle Theft
Teresa Childress To Have A "Memorable Christmas
Plunging Oil Prices Hurt Kansas Producers
Southwest Medical Center Adds Hospitalist
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Redskin Defense Stifles Perryton
Lady Skins Grab First Win of the Season
Friday's Scores
South Wrestling Placers at ARMS Tournament
Teresa Childress To Have A "Memorable Christmas
Southern Pioneer Offers Youth Trips To Washington DC
Southwest Medical Center Adds Hospitalist
Plains Elementary 5th Graders Declare Pluto a Planet
Step Out In Blue
Friday's Games and Thursday's Scores
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group