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UAMS Medical Center

UAMS Head Start Preschool Carolers to Bring

Holiday Cheer to Downtown Offices

WHAT: Preschool students enrolled in the Head Start program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will entertain employees and visitors at two downtown office buildings with Christmas carols and holiday cheer.

WHO: Preschoolers and teachers from the UAMS Head Start program, along with employees of the downtown offices

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 11, 2006

11 a.m. - Stephens Building lobby, 111 Center St.

12:45 p.m. - Metropolitan Bank lobby, 425 W. Capitol

WHY: Since 1998, UAMS has operated the Pulaski County Head Start/Early Head Start program, which offers health, education and social services to 1,130 children from birth through kindergarten at 23 facilities across the county, including programs at several public schools. Ninety percent of the families with children enrolled in Head Start are at or below the 100 percent poverty level.

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