Email: InghamGSC@gmail.com
Phone (517) 244-1267

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3 days ago

Ingham Great Start

MSU MoonFest is rocketing towards The City of East Lansing!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, with WKAR and Abrams planetarium at the MSU MoonFest! 😁👨‍🚀🚀

Learn more at bit.ly/MSUMoonFest.
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3 days ago

Ingham Great Start

The Cristo Rey Community Center and Blue Cross Complete Community Baby Shower is TOMORROW July 16th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm.

This is a special event for new moms, dads, moms-to-be and children. Come and learn about pregnancy care, healthy eating, and breastfeeding. Numerous vendors will be on site to be a resource for you and your family. There will be over 50 raffle prizes, a Kids’ Corner, food and more!

Please share the flyer (below) with your networks, and help spread the word! For more information, please call (517) 253-8250.
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1 week ago

Ingham Great Start

Ingham Great Start Collaborative is partnering with Ingham Substance Awareness and Prevention Coalition to offer a Poverty Simulation on July 23rd. The Poverty Simulation is a unique, interactive experience in which participants will gain a deeper understanding of the realities of living in poverty. The Simulation will be followed up with free lunch and time for debriefing and reflection.

The Simulation and follow-up debriefing session are scheduled from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center. There is no cost to participate.

To register, visit: bit.ly/PovSimulation

Please see the attached flyer with more information, and share with those you know who may be interested in participating. Contact Wendy Boyce at wboyce@inghamisd.org if you have any questions.
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2 weeks ago

Ingham Great Start

The Ingham Play and Learn Group Schedule for Fall 2019 is now available! This session will begin August 12th and run through December 20th. Learn more on our website at: inghamgreatstart.org/play-and-learn-groups/. Please feel free to share widely! ...

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2 weeks ago

Ingham Great Start

Please see job posting from our partners at MSU School of Social WorkThe Kinship Care Resource Center is hiring a Kinship Navigator who is responsible for providing direct support and guidance to prospective and current kinship families caring for children in Michigan. See kinship.msu.edu/Kinship-Navigator-Job-Posting for more details and how to apply. ...

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3 weeks ago

Ingham Great Start

The 2019 Great Dairy Adventure will take place on July 17th from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education at Michigan State University.This is a free, family-friendly event where visitors can learn about the Michigan dairy industry and enjoy dairy-related activities and food. The entire event is free—parking, admission and activities, plus the event is held indoors, rain or shine.

At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to try milking a cow, create a variety of craft projects, experiment with dairy recipes, pet cows and calves and learn how milk gets from the cow to the grocery store. In addition to the fun, the event features hands-on opportunities for youth to learn about the nutritional benefits of dairy, giveaways, MSU student athletes and samples of dairy foods such as cheese, ice cream and yogurt. After tasting the delicious dairy treats, join other attendees in a Fun Run to illustrate how dairy is part of a healthy lifestyle that includes a good diet and exercise. Fun Runs will take place at the top of the hour from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Visitors to the Great Dairy Adventure can also check out the cattle and other exhibits on hand for the Michigan Dairy Expo, which takes place July 16 - 20.

The Great Dairy Adventure is a collaborative program of Michigan State University Extension, the United Dairy Industry of Michigan (Milk Means More), the MSU Animal Science, the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, local farmers and other dairy partners. For more information, please contact Carla McLachlan at 517-432-5402.
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4 weeks ago

Ingham Great Start

Sharing the latest Great Start Communications Bulletin from our partners at Early Childhood Investment Corporation. Lots of great information about early care and education, as well as promoting physical health. Check it out on our website at: inghamgreatstart.org/2019/great-start-communications-bulletin-6-17-2019/ ...

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