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May 2014 – Child care providers honored. A local child care center and two child care professionals were honored recently by the Richmond County Partnership for Children at the 13th annual Child Care Professional Appreciation Banquet.  Click here for the complete story     Click here for photos 

April 2014 – Partnership provider wins state award. Local child care health consultant (CCHC) Marsha Williams, RN, has received the 2014 CCHC Achievement Award.  Click here for the complete story

May 2011 - Child Care Providers Honored Three local child care facilities and two child care professionals were honored for Children at the annual Child Care Professional Appreciation Banquet.
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May 2010 - Partnership honors child care providers
Two local child care facilities and four child care professionals were honored by the Richmond County Partnership for Children at its annual Child Care Professional Appreciation Banquet.
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April 2010 - Quality of child care continues to improve
The quality of child care in Richmond County exceeds state standards, according to data released by the North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC).
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January 2009 - Children and screen time – How much is too much?
While many parents are limiting the amount of screen time their children have, most of us are unaware of what constitutes too much screen time and why too much screen time is harmful.
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November 2008 - Parents can do a lot to help promote healthy eating
You’ve read all the news about childhood obesity and how today’s toddlers are far more overweight than when you were a toddler. And you know that a moderate weight issue today
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November 2008 - County child care centers earn grants.
Five child care facilities in Richmond County have earned quality enhancement grants from the Richmond
County Partnership for Children. The grants are designed to help facilities improve their program and achieve a higher quality rating.
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May 2008 - Children win bicycles in poster contest.
Two Rockingham 5-year-olds took home brand new bicycles recently as winners of a Richmond County
Partnership for Children poster contest.
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May 2008 - Partnership honors child care providers.
Two local child care centers have been named Child Care Centers of the Year by the Richmond County Partnership for Children.
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April 2008 - Partnership celebrates Week of the Young Child.
The Richmond County Partnership for Children will celebrate the "Week of the Young Child" April 14-18,
2008 to recognize the needs of young children and thank educators and others involved in building better futures for all children.
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