Friday, May 12, 2017 is Child Care Provider Appreciation Day in Wisconsin and nationwide! Take some time to thank and appreciate the people in your life who commit their time and energy to our youngest citizens. See below what SFTA member agencies are doing to celebrate the day in their Wisconsin area. Find more information about Child Care Provider Appreciation day here.
For the past several years SFTA has secured the proclamation from the Governor declaring it Child Care Provider Appreciation Day in Wisconsin. Click below to view.
See what SFTA member Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies are planning for Child Care Provider Appreciation Day:
Family Connections (Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Sheboygan)
The Parenting Place (Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe Counties, Ho-Chunk Nation)
This agency will be sending a “thank you” letter and staff photo to all child care providers in their service delivery area along with a $15 training certificate. Child care providers that this agency certifies in La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau counties will receive a gift bag with candy, accu-cut samples, homemade bath salts and a children’s book. Visit their website.
Family Connections of SWWI (Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland & Vernon Counties)
This agency will be distributing “I Heart My Provider” stickers locally, and offering Dairy Queen tokens to local child care providers. Visit their website.
4-C (Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson, Rock, Sauk, Walworth Counties, Ho-Chunk Nation)
Child Care Partnership (Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix, Trempealeau Counties, Ho-Chunk Nation)
Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. (Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Shawano, Menominee Counties, Stockbridge Munsee Tribes & the Oneida Nation)
Childcaring, Inc. (Adams, Clark, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Portage, Taylor, Waushara & Wood Counties)
Childcaring is currently hosting a “Show Your Provider Appreciation” Facebook Contest that runs through Provider Appreciation Day, and will also have a drawing for $25 gift cards on Provider Appreciation Day, from the names of all regulated child care providers in their 10 county service delivery area. Five provider names will be selected on Provider Appreciation Day to win. Additionally, this agency has worked with participating Dairy Queens to provide one free, small, ice cream cone to regulated child care providers. Quantities are limited and a coupon is required to participate in this offer. Offer varies by participating DQ location. Find participating DQ locations on the Childcaring website.
Child Care Resource & Referral (Calumet, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca, & Winnebago Counties)
Northwest Connection Family Resources (Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Vilas, Washburn Counties & The Bad River, Forest County Potawatomi, Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, Sokaogon & St. Croix Tribes)