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CCA Early Childhood Investors’ Luncheon
October 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm$175.
Child Care Associates (CCA), the largest child development nonprofit in North Texas, will hold its annual Early Childhood Investors’ Luncheon on Oct. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, located at 1300 Houston Street, 76102. The fundraiser will feature great food and keynote speaker Michael Jr., a comedian who has spent his career making laughter common in uncommon places like homeless shelters and prisons, while inspiring his fans through sketches, stand-up, short films and appearances in feature films. No matter where you experience this man’s humor, you get the same Michael Jr. – at ease, conversational, a sly sense of mischief, with a grasp of real-life, culture-current scenarios that create waves of comedy. Tickets start at $175 and can be purchased online at: https://www.facebook.com/events/478044026343695/?ti=icl. For sponsorship info, contact Rattana Mao at 817-838-0055 ext. 4403 or Rattana.Mao@childcareassociates.org.
Local business leader and philanthropist Happy Baggett is chairing the event, convening community leaders from the business, philanthropy and education sectors to galvanize support for high quality early education through the newly created Happy Baggett Early Childhood Development Fund (Happy Fund), targeted to help secure $12 million over the next several years to immediately improve the quality of 23 existing CCA early childhood campuses, as well as build new campuses in Fort Worth and Tarrant County. CCA is the largest child development nonprofit in North Texas and has served more than 500,000 young children in the past 50 years. Through Head Start and Early Head Start programs, CCA delivers early education that ensures children who need it most are ready to succeed in school. As a “whole-child, whole-family” program, CCA offers support in areas such as mental health, emotional development and nutrition. On the web: https://childcareassociates.org.
Joining Baggett on the 2019 Early Childhood Investors’ Luncheon Committee are Aneila Banda, Rebecca Galindo Castro, Greer Christian, Narron Clark, Monica DeLaGarza, Rebecca Fazal, Carrie Gurley, Angela Hicks Heikkinen, Rachel Horton, Karen Jasper, JoAnn Jensen, Susan Medina, Kajal Mehta, Hannah Mercer, Erin Rahr, Deborah Robinson, Maggie Baggett Shori, Molly Thames, Glenn Williams and Kia Williams.