Friend nominations sought

DeKALB – The Board of Directors of Children’s Learning Center is seeking nominations for the Mandy Derrington Friend of the Child Award. Derrington was a steadfast advocate for services to area children and families.

Nominees will be evaluated on their unselfish efforts to improve children’s lives; contributions to children’s welfare; their initiative and creativity in developing new programs that improve children’s welfare; and excellence in profession or avocation.

The recipient will have been instrumental in improving the lives of children in our community. His or her contributions could include, but need not be limited to, child care, protective legislation, services, programs or other opportunities that improve the well-being of children in the DeKalb/Sycamore area.

Nominations must be received by Sept. 30 at the CLC office, 905 S. Fourth St., P. O. Box 531, DeKalb IL 60115. For a nomination form or more information, call CLC at 815-756-3506, visit Children’s Learning Center, or visit

The award will be presented at the CLC annual meeting Oct. 16. Children’s Learning Center is a United Way member agency serving the community with early education and child care for more than 40 years.

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