Media Release

It's All About Kids

Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:00 AM

March 26, 2009

4:40 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Public is invited to join distinguished dignitaries and the proclamation of Children’s Week by Alachua County Board of County Commissioners' Vice Chair Cynthia Moore Chestnut, at "It's All About Kids", this Sunday (March 29, 2009). The event is being hosted by The Alachua County Public Library and The Early Learning Coalition. It's All About Kids will be held at the Alachua County Main Library (401 East University Avenue, Gainesville) from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The event will feature various games and activities, speakers on children's issues, Alachua County Volunteer Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) enrollment, and appearances by Curious George, and Beauregard the Bloodhound.

"Children's Week activities put a much-needed spotlight on issues facing our children," said Children’s Week organizer Jason Zaborske. "This is a great opportunity to bring thousands of parents, children, professionals, advocates, community leaders and concerned citizens together to share valuable knowledge and information about children's issues across the state. Non-profit organizations across 67 counties are hosting community events to promote Children's Week."

For more information, click here or call The Early Learning Coalition at 352-375-4110.



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).