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Fun Fact Friday

Did you know that children thrive when their parents are healthy? By strengthening parent health outcomes are improved for the whole family! Health includes the areas of physical, mental and socio-emotional health. Each of these areas are important for parents as well as children. Have questions? Call us today at 252-985-4300 to learn about programs for  … Read more

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WOYC 2016 Pictures

Be sure to check out our #WOYC16 pictures from April 10-16th! Events included a Children’s Parade, Party in the Park and State of the Child Luncheon. You can view the pictures on the DEPC Facebook page by clicking Photos and then Albums and click on any of the Albums featuring #WOYC16. Thank you for making  … Read more


Visit the 5 elementary outdoor learning environments here!

Take a virtual tour of the 5 elementary school Outdoor Learning Environments throughout Nash and Edgecombe Counties. Choose one to visit in person this weekend! Many thanks to Kate B. Reynolds for the funding to make this project a reality! They are up on the Partnership’s YouTube Channel. Check them out here: Baskerville Elementary Coker-Wimberly  … Read more

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Job Alert!

DEPC has a new job opening! This position is for a Quality Improvement Specialist (PAN) and is full-time. Visit the DEPC Employment Page for details! DEPC also is still looking for an Accounting Specialist. This is also a full-time position. Details can be found on the DEPC Employment Page as well.


Thank You to Our Volunteers!

Volunteer Recognition Day is today! Today we extend our heartfelt thanks to those who are working on behalf of others and especially those working to improve the lives of young children and their families. We could not do this work without you! Please join us for a reception to honor all volunteers. The Volunteer Reception  … Read more

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PNC Mobile Learning Adventure April 20th!

The PNC Grow Up Great Mobile Learning Adventure is coming to DEPC tomorrow, April 20 from 1:00 – 7:00 pm at the Discovery Park! This is a FREE event for families and children. Be sure to join us for a fun, interactive afternoon! The PNC Grow Up Great “Learning is All Around Me!” Mobile Learning  … Read more


Virtual Silent Auction Winners!

The ‪#‎WOYC16‬ Silent Auction was a success! Here are the following winners! Painted Window: Cornelia M Singletary $100 Jamberry Gift Certificates: Heather Brown (won 2!) and Anna Moore Sweeney Jamberry Gift Basket: Debra Lanham Carolina Mudcats Tickets: Toyya Washington Hinton $25 Main Course Gift Certificates: Carolyn Slade and Christy Skojec Taylor Bailey’s Fine Jewelry Necklace:  … Read more

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Wellness Wednesday Tip

Vary your protein routine. Eat a variety of protein foods. When choosing meat, look for lean cuts of meat like round or sirloin and ground beef that is at least 93% lean. Trim or drain fat from meat and remove poultry skin. Tips for making wise protein choices. Tips to vary your protein routine.


Bidding is now open for Virtual Silent Auction!

Bidding is now open for our silent auction – kicking off the Week of the Young Child ‪#‎WOYC16‬ . The auction will run through  Thursday, April 14th. Here is a link to the items available for auction. To place a bid, click on photos and then albums and click on the Silent Auction album, find the item you want and  … Read more