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Children & Family Resource Center goes mobile, earns Family Forward certification

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Hendersonville’s Children & Family Resource Center recently held a ribbon cutting for its newest project called GLO Moible, and it also announced that it has been named a Family Forward NC Certified Employer by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation’s Family Forward NC initiative.

The ribbon cutting for its GLO Mobile vehicle, which is a renovated 30-foot camper featuring a library with age-appropriate books and classroom centers to promote motor skills was held on Nov. 14. GLO stands for Grow, Learn Outreach, and the mobile will reach children under the age of 5 who are not enrolled in preschool to support their learning by creating fun and interactive high-quality learning experiences, according to a press release.

It will be a vehicle for outreach in Henderson County to engage caregivers and their children, providing access to the support needed to begin kindergarten ready to learn the release said. It will also serve to provide access to community resources, such as food pantries, diapers, formula and health care.

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