Apr 29, 2019
Family Guidance Center’s Child Care Education and Training Program celebrated the Week of the Young Child with our Spirit of Excellence Awards Luncheon – Celebrating Child Care Leaders on April 24, 2019. During the event we honored 3 leaders in the field of early childhood education.
Beth Beam, of Bell Road Preschool in Montgomery and Demetria Pollard, of Early Childhood Development Center – First United Methodist Church also in Montgomery, were awarded the Dedication to Children Award. Beth has been active in the field of early childhood education for over 25 years. Demetria has been active in the field of early childhood education for 20 years.
Rita F. Green, of Hansel and Gretel Child Care Center in Montgomery, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Rita has 42 years of experience in the child care field and is a strong advocate for Alabama’s children.
Jimmy Hill, President and CEO of the River Region United Way, was the speaker for the event.
We were excited to celebrate the Week of the Young Child by focusing on the important role child care leaders play in the lives of the children in our area.
Congratulations to all of the honorees and thank you to all who attended who helped us celebrate all child care leaders.