TRC Anderson Head Start To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House

March 17, 2014

ANDERSON, Ind. - Transition Resources Corporation is pleased to announce that it will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at its new location for its TRC Anderson Head Start Center. The celebration is set for Friday, April 4th with the ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 2:30 p.m. followed by the open house to be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The recently renovated facility serving preschool children is located at 812 W. 13th Street in Anderson, Indiana.

“We’re so pleased to introduce our new facility to the Anderson community. To be able to provide our comprehensive early childhood education program to preschoolers in this beautiful new facility is absolutely terrific,” said Kay Gordon, State Director for TRC. “The ribbon cutting ceremony for TRC Anderson Head Start marks the beginning of a new era for early childhood education in Anderson.”

Anderson Mayor, Kevin Smith is scheduled to be on hand to offer a few remarks regarding the new Center and to assist TRC Head Start students in the ribbon cutting.

“We’re delighted that Mayor Smith has agreed to join our celebration. Our dream of renovating and moving into this facility has finally come about through the determined efforts of our staff and the support of the community and City of Anderson,” said Shelly Truxall, TRC Anderson Head Start Site Manager.

Other distinguished guests invited to the event include State Senator Tim Lanane, State Representative Terri Austin, Suzanne Orozco, Executive Director and Diane Swift, Deputy Executive Director of Transition Resources/Telamon Corporation.

The Center currently serves 260 children ages 3- 5 years in the 15,000 square foot building. The Center offers 8 preschool classrooms, a state of the art kitchen, staff offices, a teacher resource room, employee lunch room and a conference room. Two outdoor play areas offer children plenty of space to play on the property. Pridemark Construction, Inc. was the General Contractor for the $550,000 renovation project and krM Architecture provided architectural services. Funding for the project was provided by the Office of Head Start, an office of the Administration for Children and Families. The building is the former home of the New Hope Family Life Center.

About Transition Resources Corporation

Transition Resources Corporation (TRC) began providing services in Indiana in 1987 to migrant and seasonal farmworkers through the National Farmworker Jobs Program. As committed advocates for people in need, our mission is to promote the development of human potential by providing resources and opportunities in the communities we serve.

Today TRC provides Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Delaware and Madison Counties, operates the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program in Marion County and offers HUD-approved Housing Counseling services in a 10 county area in North Central Indiana.

TRC is part of multi-state non-profit, Telamon Corporation established in 1965 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Telamon brings human services to people and communities in twelve states, doing business in two of them as Transition Resources Corporation.

For media inquiries, please contact Kay Gordon, State Director at 765.221.1005 ext. 7111 or 317.417.2087 or email at kgordon@transitionresources.org.

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