JEFFERSON CITY - All this week United Way and early childhood educators, students and child care professionals will celebrate the Week of the Young Child across America. About 10 years ago, United Way of Central Missouri started to celebrate the week as well.United Way chose to get involved because of the early childhood initiative they support."We were trying to find a way to also encourage the community to really look at the needs of early childhood, so Week of the Young Child was a perfect way to celebrate our youngest learners," said Theresa Verslues, Vice President of United way of Central Missouri. United Way kicked off its week at Show Me Childcare Center Monday morning, with the ribbon cutting. The week will include several events across...
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United Way Celebrates Week of the Young Child