KinderCare Offers Hockessin-Area Families New Childcare Option

New State-of-the-Art Learning Facility Now Enrolling Children



Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.

    HOCKESSIN, Del., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The new KinderCare Learning
 Center in Hockessin, helping to meet the growing needs of busy Delaware
 families, is now enrolling children in anticipation of opening in early July.
 Hockessin KinderCare is located at 6696 Lancaster Pike, (at the split of Rt.
 41 and 48), Hockessin.  The center will offer the latest in innovative
 learning programs for children ages six weeks to 12 years and will be open
 Monday through Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Parents are encouraged to
 call 302-234-8680 for more information, or to enroll.
     Hockessin KinderCare will offer a contemporary classroom-style 10,652
 square-foot facility, with computer-integrated learning programs for preschool
 and kindergarten-age children.  A "whole child development" philosophy, based
 on meeting the intellectual, social, emotional and physical needs of children,
 is the foundation for KinderCare's curriculum.
     KinderCare prides itself on employing highly trained and dedicated staff.
 Marie Cantrell, the center director, lives in the area, graduated from
 Wilmington College, and has 16 years of management experience with KinderCare.
 "I'm excited about working with families from the Hockessin area," Cantrell
 said.  "KinderCare is a place where we encourage each child to grow socially,
 intellectually, emotionally and physically."
     The new facility will feature an outdoor Playscape, a natural extension of
 the classroom, offering a variety of settings, surfaces, textures and
 equipment to stimulate learning and development by offering a variety of play
 opportunities.
 
     About KinderCare
     KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. (www.kindercare.com) based in Portland,
 Oregon, is the leading provider of early childhood education and care to
 children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years in the United States.
 KinderCare operates 1,240 early childhood education and care centers, as well
 as 12 before-and-after-school programs in 39 states and two in the United
 Kingdom, with an approximate enrollment of 133,000 full-time and part-time
 children, and employs more than 28,000 people.
 
     CONTACT:  Kathi VanderZanden, 503-872-1657, or Marie Cantrell, Center
 Director, 302-234-8680, both of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
 
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    HOCKESSIN, Del., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The new KinderCare Learning
 Center in Hockessin, helping to meet the growing needs of busy Delaware
 families, is now enrolling children in anticipation of opening in early July.
 Hockessin KinderCare is located at 6696 Lancaster Pike, (at the split of Rt.
 41 and 48), Hockessin.  The center will offer the latest in innovative
 learning programs for children ages six weeks to 12 years and will be open
 Monday through Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Parents are encouraged to
 call 302-234-8680 for more information, or to enroll.
     Hockessin KinderCare will offer a contemporary classroom-style 10,652
 square-foot facility, with computer-integrated learning programs for preschool
 and kindergarten-age children.  A "whole child development" philosophy, based
 on meeting the intellectual, social, emotional and physical needs of children,
 is the foundation for KinderCare's curriculum.
     KinderCare prides itself on employing highly trained and dedicated staff.
 Marie Cantrell, the center director, lives in the area, graduated from
 Wilmington College, and has 16 years of management experience with KinderCare.
 "I'm excited about working with families from the Hockessin area," Cantrell
 said.  "KinderCare is a place where we encourage each child to grow socially,
 intellectually, emotionally and physically."
     The new facility will feature an outdoor Playscape, a natural extension of
 the classroom, offering a variety of settings, surfaces, textures and
 equipment to stimulate learning and development by offering a variety of play
 opportunities.
 
     About KinderCare
     KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. (www.kindercare.com) based in Portland,
 Oregon, is the leading provider of early childhood education and care to
 children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years in the United States.
 KinderCare operates 1,240 early childhood education and care centers, as well
 as 12 before-and-after-school programs in 39 states and two in the United
 Kingdom, with an approximate enrollment of 133,000 full-time and part-time
 children, and employs more than 28,000 people.
 
     CONTACT:  Kathi VanderZanden, 503-872-1657, or Marie Cantrell, Center
 Director, 302-234-8680, both of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
 
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