7/18/13: An article in the Tulsa World talks about child care after two toddlers within two days were found wandering the streets with no supervision. CCRC Director, Karen Smith is quoted in the article. Click here to see the article.
6/20/13: The Census Bureau released a new infographic that focuses on child care. It uses results from the 2011 Survey of Income and Program Participation and 2007 Economic Census to show how many children (by age) are in some type of arrangement, the kinds of arrangements they’re in, the amount spent on care, and how child care facilities are distributed across the country. Click here to see the How Do We Know? Infographic.
5/31/13: Check out CCRC’s Paige Whalen and Matt Eidson from The MusicLynx Network on Good Day Tulsa last Friday promoting Top of the Town! Click here to watch the clip.
5/7/13: The USDA issued a news release calling on communities to help fill the summer meal gap and ensure that children have access to healthy food year round. Click here for the news release. Click here for the English flyer. Click here for the Spanish flyer.
5/1/13: George Krumme has just sent us a sponsorship for $2000! We are so appreciative of this generous donation to our Top of the Town event.
4/22/13: Thanks to Annie Tomecek for her Mezzanine level sponsorship for Top of the Town. Our event would not be successful without sponsorships like hers.
4/12/13: Wow! We are so incredibly appreciative of the sponsorships we are getting for Top of the Town! GableGotwals is now a Terrace View level sponsor and Erin and Michael Dailey are Mezzanine sponsors! June is getting closer and closer!
4/11/13: Child Care Aware® of America issued a press release, “We Can Do Better: 2013 Update” that Oklahoma child care laws nearly fail to protect children. There was a ranking of state child care center regulations and oversight. Oklahoma ranks 4th in the nation but can still do many things better as that still is only a “C” grade. Click here for the press release.
4/6/13: Thanks to Nancy MacDonald for sponsoring Top of the Town at the Mezzanine level and T.D. Williamson, Inc.for becoming Terrace View sponsors!
3/20/13: We appreciate our newest Top of the Town Mezzanine sponsors, Nancy and Raymond Feldman.
3/8/13: Thanks to Ron and Bonnie Peters for becoming Mezzanine sponsors and Public Service Company of Oklahoma for becoming Balcony sponsors for Top of the Town. We appreciate your support!
3/4/13: A huge thanks goes out to Music Lynx Booking and Marketing Agency for donating all the music for Top of the Town 2013. This is the second year that this company has found great local bands to donate their time and provide awesome live music in our buildings the night of the event!
2/15/13: OETA aired a story on the child care crisis and interviewed Karen Smith, Director of CCRC. Click here to view.
1/30/13: Thanks so much to our first Balcony sponsor for Top of the Town 2013, KWB Oil Property Management!
1/30/13: A trampoline recall has been issued on Sportspower BouncePro 14′ trampolines. Click here for more information.
1/8/13: CPSC just announced a Fisher Price recall of Rock ‘N Play Infant Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold. Click here for more information.