GREAT START MISSION STATEMENT

The MISSION of the Great Start Collaborative is to engage the entire community to assure a coordinated system of support, services and resources is available to assist Dickinson and Iron County families in achieving a ‘great start’ in school for all young children.

 

The 2017 Great Start Children First Celebration Great Start leaders greatly appreciate the below listed individuals, organizations, schools and businesses that donated baskets. $2,200 was raised from the basket raffle items.

 

THANK YOU 2017 BASKET SPONSORS

Results Broadcasting

No. Dickinson Schools

Green Bay Packers

Kingsford Schools

Artist Joan Game

Iron Mountain Schools

Wood Carver Dan Blank

Norway Schools

Erickson Jewelry

Holy Spirit School

Kim Webb

MSU Extension

Barb Reisner

The Drug Store

Jonathan Ringel Family

Pleasant Valley

Linnea And Christine’s

CCI Systems

Angie DuBose

Great Start To Quality UP Resource Center

Debbie Flannery

Dickinson County Chamber Alliance

Maria Johns

Moose Jackson Cafe

Joyce Ziegler

Greenway Books

Trisha and Dan Peterson

Dina Mia Kitchens

Michelle Floriano

Tammy Sullivan - Thirty One

Andrea Dahn

Leeds Real Estate - Kim Webb

Renee and James Stanchina

Maria Hibbard - Avon

Kelly Challancian - PartyLite

Princeton Gardens Restaurant, Felch - Candies Cheesecake

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2016-2017 Great Start Community Report

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2017 Great Start

Children First Video

GREAT START 100 PLAQUE fund development campaign is underway!  Contributions for each SQUARE is $25.00.  Individuals, companies and organizations can purchase squares.

 

All funds leveraged for the Great Start 100 go towards enrolling children into the Imagination Library.  Great Start pays the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Foundation $25.00 to enroll a child in the Imagination Library for ONE YEAR!  Children ages birth to five enrolled in the Imagination Library receive new books mailed to their homes once a month!  Over 1,100 children in Iron County and Dickinson County receive books each month from the Imagination Library.  Great Start 100 contributions can be dropped off or mailed to:  DIISD  1074 Pyle Drive  Kingsford MI  49802

NEXT MEETING

GREAT START DIRECTOR

Barb Reisner

greatstart@barbreisner.us

906-396-9546

PARENT COORDINATOR

Jonathan Ringel

jringel@nlymca.com

906-774-4076