Staff Contact:

Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



DANVILLE, VA, April 2, 2010 – Everything you have ever wanted to know about child care resources in this area will be focus of the Child Care and Resources Fair to be held on Saturday, April 10. Sponsored by Danville Community College and Families First Children’s Center, the fair will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., on DCC’s athletic field. In case of inclement weather, the fair will be moved indoors to Oliver Hall (located in the Temple Building).

So far, nearly 20 exhibitors, and six co-sponsors have signed on to provide resources. These include:
•Center for Pediatric Therapies
•Child Abuse Prevention Team
•Virginia Cooperative Extension Service
•Danville Head Start
•Danville Parks, Recreation and Tourism
•Danville Health Department
•Danville Pittsylvania Community Services - Infant Services
•Danville Police Department
•Danville Public Library
•Danville Science Center
•Danville Speech and Hearing Center
•Danville Regional Medical Center Child Care Center
•Families First Children’s Center
•God’s Storehouse
•Little Life Pregnancy Center
•Owen Farm & Tours
•Pittsylvania County Community Action
•Virginia 529

Co-sponsors include First Citizens Bank, CiCi’s Pizza, Danville Department of Social Services, Food Lion, Sam’s Club and Target. In addition to the exhibitors, a number of fun activities have been planned for children attending the Resource Fair with their parents. An ice cream truck will be available for purchasing ice cream, and door prizes will be given away throughout the day. You must be present to receive the prizes.

The fair is part of several activities planned to celebrate the national observance of the Week of the Young Child, April 10-17. The activities are open to the public. For more information about the Child Care and Resource Fair, contact Traci Daniel, Families First Children’s Center at 434.793.9531, or email click here.


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