Fun Fact Friday – Incredible Years (IY) Graduation!

Check out these “Incredible” Parents! DEPC is so proud of the 12 parents who recently graduated from the 16 weeks Incredible Years Preschool series! Six of the parents even had perfect attendance! What a great group of families! If you are interested in hearing more about The Incredible Years series, please contact Jennifer Cobb at  … Read more


Be a Week of the Young Child Sponsor

The week of April 10-16, 2016 will be celebrated and declared as the “Week of the Young Child” in our community. During this week, the Down East Partnership for Children will honor teachers, parents and young children ages 0-8 through a variety of events and activities. We need your help to make the week a success.  … Read more


Monthly Volunteer Spotlight!

Each month DEPC highlights an outstanding volunteer. This month’s spotlight shines on Amy Stokes! Amy has gone above and beyond for DEPC. Read all about Amy, her experience and her passion for DEPC at http://depc.org/monthly-volunteer-spotlight/. Amy, thank you for all that you do for DEPC. We are thrilled to have you as a volunteer. Thank you  … Read more


Kids First License Plates

Ever wondered if there is a simple way to help prevent child abuse? Do you want to contribute and raise awareness but aren’t sure how? Consider a Kids First License Plate! $15 of the $25 goes to fund the North Carolina Children’s Trust Fund. This is a great way to show that you support the prevention  … Read more

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All Pro Dad @ Hubbard Elementary

Congratulations to Principle, Mrs. Hopkins, Counselor, Ms. Judkins, Asst. Principle, Mrs. Bartee and the All Pro Dad Team Captains (Mr. Parker and Mr. Parker) for kicking off an awesome All Pro Dad Program Friday at Hubbard Elementary! Over 68 Dads/ Father Figures attended with approximately 70 plus children totaling 138 attendees. Breakfast was served and  … Read more


Fun Fact Friday!

Fun Fact Friday! Did you know that DEPC currently has 43 faith-based community partners? Many of these partners serve on our committees and volunteer their time to DEPC. These individuals assist in spreading the word about the services provided by DEPC. To learn more about our Faith Based Initiative, please visit: http://depc.org/faith-based-initiative/. We are excited  … Read more


Faith Based Educational Forums

We are pleased to announce our Faith Base Educational Forums for both Nash and Edgecombe Counties! Our Collaboration with Pastor Wayne Hines and Bunn Chapel Baptist Church in Nashville; and our collaboration with Pastor Patrick Sinclair and First United Methodist Church of Battleboro has created this exciting opportunity for our Faith Base Initiative. This year’s  … Read more

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All Pro Dads at Baskerville Elementary

This morning DEPC’s staff members Viola Barnes-Gray and Elton Powell attended the All Pro Dad session at Baskerville Elementary. It was a wonderful opportunity to see Father’s, grandfathers, and even a mother in attendance! The topic for discussion this morning was Making Good Choices. All of the parents and students were ask to name a  … Read more

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YMCA Health & Wellness Fair

Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to “get healthy?” Do you keep telling yourself you need to eat better or exercise more, but can’t find the time? Do you know what health and wellness is all about? You don’t want to miss the Health & Wellness Fair at the YMCA on January 30th! This event  … Read more

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Broccoli Promotion – Making Broccoli Fun!

Yesterday, G. W. Bulluck Elementary School hosted a broccoli promotion. The purpose of the broccoli promotion was to educate the children at Bulluck, grades K-5, on the health benefits of broccoli as well as teach them about how broccoli is grown and harvested. The promotion allowed the children to taste steamed broccoli at the promotion  … Read more