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By Leaps & Bounds: Ready By 5 and Community Impact

Our guests are Jennifer Headley-Nordman, President, First Steps Kent and John Helmholdt, President, Seyferth PR.

First passed in 2018, and up for renewal on August 6, the Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage was approved to provide supports and increased access to evidence-based early childhood programs and services that improve health, school readiness and well-being for children and families in Kent County. Administered by First Steps Kent in partnership with parents, service providers, advocates and other stakeholders, over the past six years, Ready by 5 has impacted young children and expectant parents from every zip code in Kent County. Joining us to talk about the Ready by Five Millage are Jennifer Headley-Nordman, President of First Steps Kent, and John Helmholdt, President of Seyferth PR. For more information on Kent County's Ready by 5 Early Childhood Millage, visit:

https://www.firststepskent.org/millage or https://yesreadyby5.com/

Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The Shelley Irwin Show, a news magazine talk-show format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday. The show, broadcast at 9 a.m., features a wide variety of local and national news makers, plus special features.
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