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20th celebration


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20th celebration

  1. 1. Bright Beginnings 20 th Anniversary Reception Celebrating the Past, Preparing for the Future 10.25.2011 Connect. Donate. Volunteer.
  2. 2. Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-33) Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-1) Congressman André Carson (IN-7) Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-11) Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-6) A special thank you to our Congressional Sponsors:
  3. 3. A special thank you to our Congressional Sponsors: Congressman Danny K. Davis (IL-7) Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-2) Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-6) Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-7)
  4. 4. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-00) Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-17) Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-17) Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) A special thank you to our Congressional Sponsors:
  5. 5. 3 core programs <ul><li>Early education program </li></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic and health services </li></ul><ul><li>Family services </li></ul>
  6. 6. Over at our place, we're sure of just one thing: everybody in the world was once a child. – Walt Disney
  7. 7. My name is Dante! <ul><li>I am 4 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>I sometimes get very angry and don’t know why, but I can always talk to Ms. Shaquita, my teacher. She always has a warm hug and a smile. Her love and support helps me make better choices. </li></ul>
  8. 9. My name is Amira! <ul><li>I am 18 months old. </li></ul><ul><li>I like to play at the water table during playtime. </li></ul><ul><li>When I’m splashing water on my teachers and classmates, I am learning about the world around me. </li></ul>
  9. 12. My name is Jamila! <ul><li>I am 7½ months old. </li></ul><ul><li>I like it when my teacher reads to me. I always smile when she’s reading. Does she know I’m happy when I wave my hands? </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>I am 2½ years old. </li></ul><ul><li>I liked our trip to the petting zoo because I touched so many different animals. I didn’t know that the sheep would feel so different from the miniature horse. I was a little scared at first, but Ms. Joyce went with me. </li></ul>My name is Kwame!
  11. 15. Anonymous Donor Locke Lord LLP Progress Energy
  12. 16. My name is Kelly! <ul><li>I am 3 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>If it was noisy in the shelter last night and I did not get enough sleep, I may need Ms. Morgan’s help in getting along with my friends. She comforts me and helps me have a good day. </li></ul>
  13. 17. Leigh Vogel Photography
  14. 18. My name is Ajani! <ul><li>I am 3 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>I like to paint on construction paper and feel the paint between my fingers. It helps me learn about textures while building my fine-motor and gross-motor skills. </li></ul>
  15. 19. Thank you for coming! Connect. Donate. Volunteer.