CARBON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA — On Friday, September 29, 2023 state Senator David Argall (R-District 29), along with state Representative Doyle Heffley (R-District 122) will present staff at Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers Inc. certificates recognizing two of their centers in Carbon County achieving the highest quality designation in the state, a Keystone STAR 4.

The legislators will also read to a classroom of Pre-K Counts students.  The students at these sites have families earning less than 300 percent of the federal poverty level. Through the PA Pre-K Counts grants, the preschool education offered by Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers Inc. comes at no cost to qualifying families.

Start Strong PA launched in 2019 to support healthy child development, working families, and the economy by increasing access to and affordability of high-quality child care programs for young children.  Learn more at www.startstrongpa.org

Pre-K for PA is an issue campaign supported by individuals and organizations across Pennsylvania who believe that investing in our children is the right choice and an urgent necessity.  Our vision is that every 3- and 4-year-old in Pennsylvania will have access to high-quality pre-k. We will not endorse nor oppose candidates, but rather we will advocate on behalf of this vision for Pennsylvania’s children, schools and communities. For more informationwww.prekforpa.org.

About Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, Inc.

Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers (LVCC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with 35 locations in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, and Schuylkill Counties. Founded in 1970, LVCC celebrated 50 years of providing high-quality early education and child care services to children from six weeks to 12 years of age. LVCC promotes healthy child development, meets the needs of families, and encourages children to discover the joy of learning. For more information, visit www.LVCConline.org.


Information provided by:
Mary Wassell