Childcare Provider of the Year (April 2017) This award recognizes the fundamental role of Childcare Providers when it comes to providing quality early education. Childcare Providers throughout Florence County are invited to apply. Of the top ten applicants, one will be selected to receive the Provider of the Year Award and will be named ECE Provider of the Year.
Award recipients will receive $100 for his/her personal use and a classroom gift. The winning provider will be notified during the “Week of the Young Child” April 24th – 28th, 2017. This event will celebrate the best and most dedicated early childhood education Providers throughout Florence County. Nominees will receive a gift.
Florence First Steps Terrific Toddler Contest (April 2017) is it possible to have individuals to vote online and each vote cost $1? -- --The Terrific Toddler Contest, during which people vote on the most terrific toddler in the county, raises money to support activities and programs for children, their families & caregivers throughout the county of Florence. Contest open to children 0 to 5. Winners are crowned King & Queen during Week of the Young Child. They will be award funds toward their future education. Top ten winners will be featured in a calendar.
StrollerWalk 2017 (Sept./Oct 2017) – The Stroller Walk will be a fundraiser set up like Relay for Life where you will raise money. We’re naming it Stroller Walk to involve the young people.
Week of the Young Child (April 2017) FCFS partners with NAEYC in recognizing and celebrating our youngest learners during the week of 4/24 – 4/28. Each day has a theme and is celebrated.