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VROOM app making an impact on early brain development

‘Brain-building’ in early childhood A considerable amount of effort to engage parents has come from the Bezos Family Foundation, run by Jackie and Mike Bezos, parents of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. The flagship effort: Vroom, a series of more than… Continue Reading →

September is Library Card Month

September 13, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson September is library card month Library cards are free at Door County Library, so get to your nearest library and sign up for one. If you already have one make sure to stop in at… Continue Reading →

Several July 2019 Company Recalls On Infant / Toddler Equipment Due to Safety Hazards

July 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Recall date: July 25, 2019 Name of product: Children’s pajamas Hazard: The children’s pajama sets fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk… Continue Reading →

Door County Community Wide Meetings About Housing On the Calendar for May 2019

April 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson Door County Economic Development Cooperation (DCEDC), in partnership with municipalities, private companies, and local foundations, lead a comprehensive countywide housing study in 2018. DCEDC contracted with consulting firm AECOM, to focus on understanding and developing… Continue Reading →

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Death

April 16, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Name of product: All Models of Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Hazard: Infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back… Continue Reading →

“Momo Challenge” – What Parents Should Know

March 01, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson I am sure many of you have been hearing about the “Momo Challenge” which resurfaced recently across social media. According to CBS news the MOMO challenge image is actually a cropped picture of an actual… Continue Reading →

Government Shutdown and How it Impacts Federally Funded Programs Locally

February 25, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson The Door County Department of Health and Human Services reports that due to the federal government shutdown, February benefits were issued early, on or about January 20th.  This caused a large gap of time between… Continue Reading →

Welcome To The Team Chad!

December 13, 2018by: Rebecca Nicholson Sturgeon Bay, WI – The Door County Partnership for children and Families would like to officially welcome and introduce Chad Welch to our team.  “Hi I’m Chad Welch. I have four great children, three in… Continue Reading →

Community Connections Celebrates 1 Year Providing Free Peer Support Services to Door County Families

December 04, 2018by: Candis Dart Sturgeon Bay, WI – The Door County Partnership for Children and Families is pleased to announce their Community Connections service has hit its 1-year anniversary milestone!   “This past year has been a wonderful experience…. Continue Reading →

Anti-Bullying Program Makes a Big Impact at Three Door County Schools

December 03, 2018 by: Rebecca Nicholson   The last week of November students at Sturgeon Bay High School, Sevastopol High School and Gibraltar High School participated in Challenge Day. Using an experience-based learning process the Challenge Day program seeks to… Continue Reading →

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