Monthly Archives: January 2016


Round Up at the Merc for Positive Bright Start

Mark your calendars to Round Up at the Merc for the Positive Bright Start Scholarship Program throughout March of 2016.

Read more about the Merc’s Round Up for Change at the Merc website:

PS! January’s Round Up recipients are our old friends from Healthy Sprouts with the Sunrise Project

By |January 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

January Open Office

DCCDA’s January Open Office will be held January 29th from 6 to 7pm.  CACFP participants and DCCDA members can check out kits and materials and use the laminator during the open office hour.  Those wishing to laminate, please call ahead so the laminator can be warmed and ready.

CACFP check pick up is also January 29th. […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mini Conference

DCCDA’s 25th Annual
NE KS Early Childhood Professional Mini-Conference
Saturday February 20th 2016
9:00am to 3:00pm
at Plymouth Congregational Church
925 Vermont St, Lawrence
2016 Mini Conference Timeline:

*Sign-in/ registration begins at 8:30am*

9:00am to 10:30am  Keynote Speaker
Presentation by Vicky Roper, Directorof the Kansas Children’s Service League, on ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) for Early Childhood educators.

10:45am to 12:15am Session I

A:  Nutrition for Preschoolers […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DCCDA Closed for MLK Day

The DCCDA office will be closed Monday January 18th in observance of MLK Day.

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February CACFP Class

Whole Grains: The Whys and Hows

Tuesday February 9th 6:30 – 8:30pm

at the DCCDA Office

Free to DCCDA participants

$15 for all others


Healthy Whole Grains are the topic of this class.  We will learn how to read product labels to recognize the different types of whole grain foods, and discuss the need for whole grains in our diets.  […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Re-Enroll Your Dillons Card!

We thank you all, our friends and families, who supported Positive Bright Start by claiming us as your Dillons Community Rewards recipient in 2015.  In the first three quarters of last year, just because you choose us and shopped at Dillons, Bright Start received $742.85!! Let’s do it again in 2016!


By |January 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Success By 6 Breakfast

All early childhood advocates and professionals:

You’re invited!

Please join Success By 6 Coalition of Douglas County for our annual breakfast.

View “Once Upon a Time” an episode ofrom the highly regarded 2015 documentary, The Raising of America.  This acclaimed series brings to life the ways high-quality early care and preschool deliver huge benefits — for individuals and […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments