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Child care group plans program

Published: Saturday, March 22, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

DEKALB – 4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care will have its annual meeting April 22 in the Freight Room at DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore.

Networking and social time will start at 5:30 p.m., with a program at 6. Tickets are $15. For more information or reservations, contact Sylvia at 800-848-8727, ext. 221. 

4-C also will accept nominations for two awards to be presented at the meeting to people or organizations within the agency’s service area of Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, or Whiteside counties.

The Marian Baker Award for Excellence in Child Care was created in 1999 in memory of Baker, a teacher, board member, and child advocate.

Nominees must work in an early childhood education program, included, but not limited to, child care centers and family day care homes. The recipient will receive $250.

The Friend of the Child Award recognizes those who have made a difference in the lives of young children.

All nominations must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. April 4 at the 4-C office, 155 N. Third St., Suite 300, DeKalb, IL 60115.

To request nomination packets, visit or contact Sylvia at or call 4-C.

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