Harbor Child Care honored at Every Child Matters Step Up for Kids Day on L.I.

The Island Now

On Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Every Child Matters Annual Step Up for Kids Day on Long Island recognized and celebrated several outstanding individuals, centers and agencies who exemplify what it means to be a quality care provider, going above and beyond every day, in the development and overall health and well-being of our children.

Harbor Child Care was one of many organizations honored for its  work in the early childhood field. The family-friendly event was sponsored by Harbor’s friend and colleague QS2 Training and Consulting and included a performance from Mike the Music Man, face painting, crafts, children’s activities, lunch and an awards ceremony.

Harbor Child Care officials said they could not have been prouder to have been selected to receive numerous awards, especially those presented to Harbor as an agency and the Harbor Herricks Center in New Hyde Park:

– The Agency of Recognition Award was accepted by Executive Assistant Deanna Cinelli.
– The Center of Recognition Award was accepted by Assistant Center Director Amy Sheridan.
– The Teacher of Recognition Award was presented to Head Pre-K Teacher Doris Romero. Doris has been providing exceptional care for our children for more than 25 years. She is truly an exemplary employee and a valuable team member of the Harbor family.

Every Child Matters is a national organization dedicated to making children’s issues a national priority www.EveryChildMatters.org.

Harbor Child Care in New Hyde Park is located in the Herricks Community Center at 999 Herricks Road.

This center encompasses multi-generational and multi-cultural families, welcomes children from the ages of 12 weeks to 12 years and is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

The center provides child care services from 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday year round. Harbor Child Care offers Universal Pre-K classes partnered with the New Hyde Park/Garden City Park and Herricks school districts.


For questions please contact Center Director Smita Daniel at (516) 248-7048 or email: sdaniel@harborchildcare.org. Or visit its website at www.harborchildcare.org for further information about Harbor Child Care locations, programs and events.

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