Community daycare shines because of JC Strong


October 12, 2023

Interested parties in Jewell County determined that lack of community day care services limited community growth. Working together they raised money, donated time and energy and as a result this house near the elementary school has been renovated and made into a day care center. One of the many new features is the circle drive in front of the facility. The established trees provide shade for playtime.

In June of 2022, a group of Jewell County community members made it official - they were forming a non-profit so they could take action tackling some big stumbling blocks that stood in the way of community growth. The initial initiatives included establishing a community childcare facility and a community wellness center. This is the story of the Jewell County Strong Community Daycare.

Not originally the group's primary focus, a community daycare seemed like a big hill to climb; however, the committee knew of mothers without consistent childcare, and statewide initiatives had just been lau...

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