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July 17, 2013

Featured Family of the Month – July 2013

We are proud to announce the O’Brien family from our Webster center as the July Family of the Month!


The O’Brien family has been a part of the Webster Doodle Bugs! family since 20011. Doug, Kerri, Tyler and Connor were selected for this award because they are an outstanding part of our center and bring such a positive energy.

This family was chosen because they are an outstanding part of our center and bring such a positive energy. They always come in to Doodle Bugs! with smiles on their faces every single day, and truly live out our motto of “Happy Parents and Happy Children!” They are often seen spending a lot of time at the center during pick-up times because they are engaging with teachers or children – or just saying hello to other families.

For our “Superhereos for Hearts” walk, they donated bags upon bags of cans and bottles which helped raise the generous donation that we made to the American Heart Association.

To say the least, they are a very friendly family who have always supported our program. They also help us by donating materials to the center when needed and always contribute quite generously to our food and book drives for local charities.

Thank you again to the O’Brien family for being an important part of our Doodle Bugs! community.


Kindness, community, generosity of both time and spirit – these are the heart of our program’s success. To celebrate the fact that the doodle community is made up of passionate individuals who truly care, we used our 20th year (2012) as a unique opportunity to ‘pay it forward’ in the communities we serve.

The shared sense of joy and accomplishment that arose from the initiative inspired us to repeat it! In December 2012, we wrapped up our 20th year with twenty additional acts of kindness – Mr. Doodle Bug was spotted at nursing homes, children’s hospitals, city missions, public libraries and other local organizations.

This was the perfect way to celebrate our growing community of happy children, happy parents, and happy teachers. And now, as we embark on our 21st year, we are proud to celebrate by recognizing the individuals that make this all possible … and that is our incredible families.

Beginning in February 2013 and continuing until January 2014 we will be featuring one outstanding family each month. This family will be showcased on our website, social media pages, and receive a $25 Bill Gray’s gift certificate, a Doodle Bugs! gift basket and one week of free tuition for one child’s tuition maximum.