Media Alert: Judith P. Hoyer Foundation To Celebrate Its Partnerships At Annual Awards Luncheon

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (April 24, 2014)

WHO:             Congressman Steny Hoyer
                        Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott
                        State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery
                        Judith P. Hoyer Foundation Board Members
                        Representatives from Maryland’s Judy Centers

   The 8th Annual Judith P. Hoyer Foundation Awards Celebration and Luncheon to honor those Judy Centers that have improved their partnerships over the past year.

  • Most Improved Partnership Award: The DRU Judy Center at John Eager Howard Elementary School in Baltimore City.

  • Innovative Spirit Award: The Allegany County Judy Center.

The Judy Centers offer nearly 13,000 children ages birth through kindergarten and their low-income families throughout the State high quality early childhood education programs.  The Centers also provide critical services, such as full-day and full-year programs, healthcare, parenting education, early intervention services, and family engagement opportunities.  Data shows that children served by Judy Centers are more ready for school than their peers who did not benefit from the Judy Center experience.

          Monday, April 28
                        11:30 a.m. – 1:30 pm.

       Martin’s Crosswinds
                        7400 Greenway Center Drive
                        Greenbelt, MD  20770-3953


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