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Warden Proclaims October 25 as Child-Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

 

Midhurst/October 24 2017 – On behalf of County Council, Warden Gerry Marshall has proclaimed Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to be Child-Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day in recognition of the child-care professionals who are focused on the wellbeing of children and families in our communities.

"Our Child-Care Workers and Early Childhood Educators nurture, care and support the growth and development of our most important asset, our children," said Warden Gerry Marshall. "Join me in thanking these individuals for playing such an important role in our communities."

The County of Simcoe is the Child Care Service System Manager for Simcoe County and the cities of Barrie and Orillia. There are 1,500 child care staff working in 192 licensed child care sites, with a total system capacity of more than 15,000 licensed spaces.

The County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Contacts:

Allan Greenwood
Director, Corporate Communications 
705-726-9300 ext. 1230
705-794-9301 (mobile) 
Allan.Greenwood@simcoe.ca

Collin Matanowitsch
Communications Co-ordinator
705-726-9300 ext. 1430
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca