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New child care center offers variety, security

May 17, 2012

Photos by Victoria Stanish - A Step Ahead Child Center is a new child care center located at Elcam, Inc. at 189 West Creek Rd. in St. Marys for children age 6 weeks to 12 years old. Area residents are invited to attend open houses to view the center on Sunday, May 20 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, May 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. More information, including forms and brochures, is available at www.elcaminc.com/A StepAhead/AStepAhead.htm.

A new child care center opening in St. Marys will offer Elk County parents another quality option for their children’s needs.
A Step Ahead Child Center is located at the Elcam, Inc. building at 189 West Creek Rd. The 4,491-square-foot facility boasts separate areas for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children, and is designed to help them develop learning skills through play and a defined curriculum developed by Director Naomi A. Tucker and her staff. Every facet of the new facility was labored over during months of planning, even down to the name, according to Tucker.
“’A Step Ahead’ is symbolic for growth, which is our objective. We want the children to grow emotionally, socially, and intellectually,” Tucker said.

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