Pocono Services for Families and Children’s 50th Anniversary Gala at Stroudsmoor’s Terraview


Pocono Services for Families and Children invites the community to attend its 50th Anniversary Gala on March 31, 2016 at Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn. This event will celebrate five decades of Head Start in Monroe County.

The evening will begin with a cocktail hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a delicious dinner to follow and dancing around 9 p.m.  Dignitaries/guest speakers will include Blair Hyatt, executive director of the Pennsylvania Head Start Association, and Pennsylvania State Senator Mario Scavello. In addition, special awards and honors will be presented.

A silent auction will be part of the event, with items including jewelry, baseball tickets, resort stays, and gift certificates. The celebration will also highlight achievements, artwork and memories from the beginnings of Head Start in Monroe County 50 years ago to the present day.

The dinner donation is $50 per person and reservations should be made by March 18.  To RSVP, please contact Chris Grape-Garvey, PSFC’s community resources coordinator, at 570-421-2711 ext. 238 or email cgrapegarvey@psfc.org.

PSFC’s mission is to provide resources for the evolving needs of community children and families, in support of efforts to achieve their goals. The nonprofit agency serves more than 300 children and continues to expand services and implement new programs. Besides Head Start and high quality early childhood education, its programs include emergency assistance, youth mentoring and diverse training opportunities for parents. PSFC has centers/classrooms in the East Stroudsburg Area and Pocono Mountain school districts, as well as Coolbaugh Township and East Stroudsburg Borough.

PSFC is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC). For more information, visit www.psfc.org or call 570-421-2711.