Oak Park Mall hosts celebration

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Austin Daily Herald

The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated Saturday at Oak Park Mall.

The events take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and all Mower County families are invited to attend.

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Austin Mayor Bonnie Rietz will sign a proclamation declaring the official Week of the Child celebration (April 7-23).

Shannon Hart, child care resource and referral coordinator for the Parenting Resource Center, Inc. of Mower County, the Week of the Young Child offers many benefits.

"The Week of the Young Child highlights the importance of families, early

childhood professionals and communities working together to support every child's development and early learning," Hart said.