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November 2, 2017

Meet Mary Jo McCallum: November Employee of the Month

Even though we think it’s a good idea to be thankful every month, when November rolls around we tend to spend a little more time expressing our thankfulness. Speaking of expressing thankfulness, we feel so fortunate to have Mary Jo McCallum on our team! Mary Jo is a Preschool Lead Teacher at our Penfield, NY Read More »

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October 25, 2017

Intergenerational Connections – Halloween at Brookdale!

A few weeks ago, we introduced to you our new group of friends, from Brookdale Niagara Assisted Living. They spent the morning at  Doodle Bugs! singing, playing and learning. This past weekend, we went to them! Children, families and teachers from our West Amherst location gathered at Brookdale for a Halloween Party. The afternoon was Read More »

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October 11, 2017

Intergenerational Connections – Friends at First Sight

This week a new group of friends visited our West Amherst center. Flossi, Bernie, Doris and Frank are residents of Brookedale Niagara Assisted Living; It’s easy to see, they fit in immediately.   During the visit, friends, young and old, had a blast singing, playing and laughing. But, it what was happening in the midst of Read More »

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October 2, 2017

Meet Laura Anderson: October Employee of the Month

Lighting the desire in a young child to be a lifelong learner is powerful – but it is hard work! Once in awhile there comes a person who just amazes you with what seems like an effortless ability to lead, engage and ignite young minds.  That’s Miss Laura Anderson, Lead Teacher at our Clarence, NY Read More »

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September 20, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Elevates Tech Curriculum with New Full STEAM Ahead Program!

When you think about your child’s first birthday, chances are good that your memories (and your photos!) captured a little one who was more interested in the wrapping paper and boxes than the actual gifts. Later, you saw that same interest in sticks or puddles while at the park, and in “boring” objects like your Read More »

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September 19, 2017

Henrietta Team Hosts Diaper Drive for Texas

Following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey, Mr. Tim, Kitchen Manager at our Henrietta location, was passionate about doing something to help. Mr. Tim lived in Houston for several years. While there, he experienced Hurricane Rita and Ike first-hand. Having a personal connection to the area made witnessing Hurricane Harvey’s wrath especially hard. Mr. Tim, while Read More »

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September 7, 2017

Say Cheese! Picture Day is Approaching

In true back to school fashion, each of our centers will offer picture days in the the coming weeks! Photographers will be at your center for two days in hopes of accommodating various schedules. Your center will have ordering details soon. Cheektowaga Thursday, October 19 & Friday, October, 20 Clarence Wednesday, October 4 & Thursday, Read More »

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September 1, 2017

Meet Jenna Cochrane: September Employee of the Month

Before the calendar even flipped to September, the scent of cinnamon brooms and pumpkin spiced coffee everything had already filled the air (let’s be honest, they may have already filled our carts too).  But – I digress. Before we fall down a pumpkin-spice rabbit hole, let’s talk about Miss Jenna, September’s Employee of the Month! Miss Read More »

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August 3, 2017

Meet Sarah Potts: August Employee of the Month

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Miss Sarah Potts (excuse us, we can’t be the only ones with ice cream on the brain)! Regardless, we think Sarah is worth “screaming” for!  Sarah is an amazing member of our faculty at the West Amherst location. We admire her passion for early childhood education, commitment Read More »

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June 30, 2017

Meet Frances Groff: July Employee of the Month!

Time really does fly when you’re having fun–we can’t believe it’s already time introduce you to another extraordinary employee of the month. We are SUPER excited for this one. Ok, let’s use our imagination to travel to Florida and surprise Miss Frances with this awesome honor! There are so many reasons why Frances is deserving Read More »

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