FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2010

Media Contact:
Michelle D. Bowen
518.463.3175 ext 101
mbowen@albanycap.org

MEDIA ADVISORY: ACAP's Head Start Kick Off Event

Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP) is excited to share early learning opportunities with low-income families in Albany County by hosting its 2nd Annual Head Start Kick Off Event on Wednesday, July 21st from 1:00-3:30pm at 3 Lincoln Square in Albany.  This event is open to the public with classroom tours, refreshments, music and activities designed for families with children ages 3 to 5.  Our honored guests, County Executive Michael Breslin and County Legislator Brian Scavo (District 7), will be making welcoming remarks and speaking about the importance of the Head Start program to low-income families in Albany County at 1:30pm.

WHAT:

ACAP’s 2nd Annual Head Start Kick Off Event

   
DATE: July 21, 2010
   
TIME: 1pm – 3:30pm
   
WHERE: 3 Lincoln Square at Morton Ave, Albany, NY
   
PODIUM:

1:30pm (County Executive Michael Breslin)

ACAP works in partnership with families and communities to empower people to achieve economic self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life. Head Start has been a proud program of ACAP for 44 years.  ACAP’s Head Start program provides comprehensive early education, health, nutrition, dental, mental health, parent involvement, and family development services to disadvantaged families throughout Albany County.

About Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP)
Albany Community Action Partnership, started in 1966, is an organization that works in partnership with families and communities to empower people to achieve economic self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life. ACAP currently runs 14 programs and services in 17 locations around Albany County, including Head Start, child care, employment, weatherization and energy assistance.  Visit www.albanycap.org to learn more.

About Head Start
Created in 1965, Head Start is the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. More than 22 million pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start.

 

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