Christina Gilbert (shown center) gave a program about First Chance for Children. After the presentation, Ann McGinity (L), chair of the Young Children Priority One committee, presented her with a $500 donation from the club. Ellen Bradley (R) is a Parent Educator for them.
Christina is the current Executive Director and has been on the board for 6 years. She has a background in early childhood special education.
The organization is currently in the middle of renewing income streams. They serve 8 counties, and are located in Boone County. A good chunk of funding comes from the state, with a primary mission being Kindergarten Readiness.
Referencing Maslow's Hierarchy, she said that if...