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Parent Cafes

By:Sarah\ Our Parent Cafes Started October 3rd and will continue till the end of December. Some of you may be wondering what a Parent Cafes is and what to expect. Parent Cafes are a great way for parents to network with other parents and have meaningful, guided conversations about what matters most, our families and…

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What is Early Head Start and Head Start?

By: Jenny Cook/ Adrian Public Schools Early Childhood Programs Providing Head Start and Early Head Start services to all of Lenawee County. As the provider of Head Start and Early Head Start programs for all of Lenawee County, we partner with families of children aged birth to five as well as expecting moms to promote…

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Adrian Center for the Arts

Adrian Center for the Arts Supported by the Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts The Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts (LCVA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the visual arts in Lenawee County. Established in 1998, The first major project was the Millennium sculpture in Comstock Park. The organization was the…

Diaper Drive Fact Sheet 2017

Why do a Diaper Drive?

By: Sarah Meikle/ Last year’s diaper drive our community came together and donated over 13,000 diapers as well as over $900 in monetary donations. The monetary donations allowed us to purchase more diapers throughout the year. This year we have set a goal of 15,000 diapers and we are looking for the help from our…

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What To Do In Case OF Eviction

WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF EVICTION By: Jackie Bradley/ Moving is stressful. We all know that. Many of us plan our moves for weeks or months and it’s still stressful. Now imagine what it would be like if you found out only days before you and your children were expected to move. Or maybe…

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Holiday Bucket List

Are you looking for festive events and activities for your family’s Holiday Bucket List?  I thought it would be nice to share a list of some of the awesome things we can do, right here in Lenawee County! The Second Annual City of Adrian/County Christmas Tree Lighting in front of the Lenawee County Courthouse will be…

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Preparing your child for kindergarten

By: Vanessa Armstrong/ Lenawee schools began using the Brigance III screener in the Spring of 2015 as a measurement tool for determining kindergarten readiness across the county. Nearly 900 students each year have participated in the screening.  This screener gives us a better idea of the areas we need to be focusing on to help…

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The Kiwanis Club of Tecumseh

By: Sarah Meikle/ There are a handful of service clubs in Lenawee County.  One in particular you may have heard of, is The Kiwanis Club of Tecumseh and wondered what it’s all about or what they do for our community. The Kiwanis Club is in its 60th year of service to Tecumseh Area Youth. They support the…

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Family Fun Summer Activities!

By: Sarah Meikle/   Summer is right around the corner! It’s time to start enjoying the outdoors. I have put together some ideas that you can start doing with your kids today that will make memories to last a lifetime!   Build a bird house. Many places like Lowes or home depot offer bird house…

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Why a Diaper Drive?

By: Sarah Meikle/   When I first started working as a Parent Liaison for Lenawee Great Start I learned that support agencies like WIC and Food stamps didn’t help cover the cost of diapers. This broke my heart! As a mother of two young children I knew just how expensive diapers could be and how…