Friday, April 21, 2017

2017 Children’s Champion Awards

The Ohio University Chillicothe Child Development Center presented the  2017 Children’s Champion Award to the Transition Class-Pioneer Center and the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Mobile Care Center April 21, 2017.

Principal Regina Speas accepted the award for Pioneer. The Transition Class-Pioneer Center volunteers on a monthly basis to sanitize the children’s toys at the CDC.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital was also recognized for their support through the Mobile Care Center which schedules appointments to provide immunization and wellness screenings for the preschoolers and any Ross County students needing those services. Kelsey Sturgill accepted the award on behalf of Children’s Hospital.  
Also recognized were Megan Brumfield and Jan Detty from McDonald’s for their efforts in introducing the Mobile Care Unit to the CDC.  
Ohio University Chillicothe’s Child Development Center serves more than 230 preschool students each year. The community has been very supportive to the children at the Center and Preschoolers have greatly benefited from the on-going services provided by the Children’s Champions.
Previous award recipients have been the Chillicothe Jaycees, Junior Civic League, The United Way of Ross County, Natural Resource Conservation Service, OUC faculty, staff, and students at Bennett Hall and Darwin Billett.

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