Serving the heart of California since 1892

The Madera Tribune

First 5 to open resource center in Oakhurst

Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both for the price of one!

webmaster | 11/02/12

First 5 Madera County will open its third Family Resource Center on Saturday in Oakhurst. A grand opening will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the new facility, 49169 Road 426.

Activities during the open house will include a petting zoo, pony rides, tricycle obstacle course, leaf craft activity, bean bag toss, and a candy guessing game, according to Mariana Hernandez, First 5’s community engagement facilitator.

First 5 Madera County provides services for children 5 and under and their parents. The Family Resource Center also will serve as a referral center for child development services in the area, as well as providing health care enrollment assistance.

Additionally, First 5 will deploy programs in the outlying communities, partnering with preschools, churches, libraries and community centers in Bass Lake, Ahwahnee, North Fork, Coarsegold, Yosemite Lakes Park, O’Neals and Raymond...


comments powered by Disqus