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Resource Available To Find Child Care Providers

14 Aug , 2018  

With many children heading back to school this month, the Ohio Department of Job and Famly Services (ODJFS) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) remind parents to visit ChildCareSearch.Ohio.gov when searching for before- and after-school care for their children.

Families can search for child care providers by county, city, zip code, program type and Step Up To Quality rating. Step Up To Quality is Ohio’s five-star tiered quality rating and improvement system, which recognizes programs that exceed minimum health and safety standards and promote children’s learning and development. More…

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Free, Healthy Meals Available For Children This Summer

6 Jun , 2018  

This summer, the Ohio Department of Education is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, providing children with free, healthy meals – including here in Richland County.

It’s easy to participate and no sign up is required. Simply call 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479), visit education.ohio.gov/KidsEat or use the Department’s mobile app for meal times and locations. The Ohio Department of Education Mobile App is available free of charge in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, search Ohio Department of Education. More…

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Library And Kingwood Team For StoryWalk

6 May , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland Public Library and Kingwood Center Gardens are bringing local families a StoryWalk as part of Free National Public Garden Day.

The event will take place from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday, May 11 at Kingwood. More…

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Popular Children’s Illustrator Coming To Town

1 May , 2018  

How does he do it? How does book illustrator Will Hillenbrand bring magic to the pages of books for children?

Find out first hand next week as the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library presents “An Evening With Will Hillenbrand” at the Main Library in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Safe Surfin’ Program Coming To Richland Mall

15 Feb , 2018  

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – that their child might get lost or even abducted. Yet each day in America, 2,000 children are reported missing.

That’s a scenario that several Richland County police departments and other authorities do not want to see happen. They have combined to offer a Safe Surfin’ Child ID Kit event at Richland Mall in Ontario on Saturday, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More…

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Wednesday Is Kid’s Day At The Farmers Market

1 Aug , 2017  

The North End Farmers Market is a part of NECIC’s North End Local Foods Initiative (NELFI). Established in 2014, it focuses on providing fresh, healthy food for North End residents, as well as boosting the local economy by helping North End residents launch their own small market business. More…

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Safety Town Dates, Details Announced

9 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield Division of Police has announced the opening of the 2017 “Safety Town Program.” Started in 1937 by Mansfield Police Officer Frend Boals, the “Safety Town” program is based on an educational platform designed to provide pre-kindergarten children with valuable traffic and personal safety tips and awareness. More…

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Baby Box Program Launched Statewide And Here In Richland County

11 Mar , 2017  

The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global integrated program Baby Box University to improve family health-care outcomes and reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS), today announced that Ohio is the second U.S. state to launch a universal program where all expecting and new parents can receive a free Baby Box by completing online parenting education. More…

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