|Children's Center benefit is April 25|
The University of North Dakota Children’s Center (UCC) will host its third annual benefit and silent auction from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at UCC, 525 Stanford Rd. The event’s theme is “PLAY – Find Your Inner Child.” The evening will include auction items that showcase fun activities and services from local businesses. New this year is a raffle drawing for a variety of prizes including a Trek bicycle and a UND parking permit for 2009-10; see http://www.childrenscenter.und.edu/auction.html for a list of all the raffle items. All proceeds will benefit programs at the Children’s Center.
Tickets for the event are $15 for community members and raffle tickets are $2 each. Both may be purchased at the University Children’s Center at 525 Stanford Road; call 777-3947 for more information. The event is sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development, College of Arts and Sciences, and Residence Services and is open to the public.
The University Children’s Center has a long tradition of serving children and families, both on campus and from the Greater Grand Forks community. The Center is a licensed pre-school and childcare facility for young children two through 12 years of age. During the summer children first through fifth grades are also eligible to enroll. The Children’s Center works to provide quality, educational childcare in keeping with the best practices in the field of Early Childhood Development, offers experiential learning opportunities for UND students, and provides a research site that increases national knowledge about families and young children.
-- Jo-Anne Yearwood, Director, University Childrens Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, 7-3947