APPLE BLOSSOM AWARDS 2016

The Awards honor Collier County early childhood teachers who make a unique contribution to the lives of young children and their families.

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NAFC Honors Early Childhood Teachers
posted on: April 03, 2016
posted by: Naples Alliance for Children

Naples Alliance for Children honored Collier County Early Childhood Education Distinguished Teachers and Family Friendly Businesses at their annual Celebration Dinner, March 28 Artis Naples Daniels Pavillion. Pre dinner music was provided by the Artis-Naples Youth Musicians. Tom Wedlock, NAFC president, welcomed guests who represented the Collier County business, early childhood education. health, school, government, non-profit and general communities.

The Apple Blossom and Family Friendly Business Award’s Ceremony was the evening’s highlight. Donna Philp, NAFC Family Friendly Business Committee Chair and Hedy Pearlman, NAFC Apple Blossom Committee Chair presented the 2016 awards.

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Marilyn Dano, Apple Blossom Committee Co-Chair and Nancy Mattausch, Teacher of the Year

 

Nancy Mattausch, Precious Cargo Academy Infant Teacher was named the 2016 NAFC Apple Blossom Teacher of the Year.

 

 

 

 

 

The teacher of the year was selected from the following group of 2016 APPLE BLOSSOM DISTINGUISHED TEACHERS:

2016 Apple Blossom Distinguished Teachers

2016 Apple Blossom Distinguished Teachers

Magaly Arias, Peace Lutheran Early Learning Center, Lori Lingsch, Director; Ana Barros, NCEF Early Childhood Development Center, Kathy Hostetler, Director; Cindy Burnett, Greater Naples YMCA: Infant-Toddler Center Director, Michelle Blackmon; Maria Galan, RCMA Timber Ridge, Mary Martinez, Director; Lisa George-Murray, Royal Palm Academy, Linda Glaser, Director; Elizabeth Holguin, A Step Up Child Development Center, Ivette Aponte-Torres, Director; Yamila Jach, A Step Up Child Development Center, Ivette Aponte-Torres, Director; Bertha Jennings, Guadalupe Center, Renate Engels, Director; Alicia Lavoie, Greater YMCA, Gaynor Center, Michelle Blackmon, director; Nancy Mattausch, Precious Cargo Academy, Leanne Badham, Director; Lindsey McCue, Greater YMCA, Gaynor Center, Michelle Blackmon, director; Rachel Perez-Drawdy; Precious Cargo Academy, Leanne Badham, Director; Shirley Rafeldt, Peace Lutheran Early Learning Center, Lori Lingsch, Director; Jessica Rodriguez-Chavez, NCEF Early Childhood Development Center, Kathy Hostetler, Director; Mollie Skidmore, Greater Naples YMCA, Gaynor Center, Michelle Blackmon, Director; Monica Taccone, Greater Naples YMCA, at Veterans Memorial Elementary, Michelle Blackmon, Director; Olga Thiesen, Fun Time Academy, Barbara Tyrrell, Director.

For Business Information See Family Friendly Business Awards Blog on this site 

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NAFC Honors Family Friendly Businesses
posted on: April 03, 2016
posted by: Naples Alliance for Children

Naples Alliance for Children honored Collier County Family Friendly Businesses and Early Childhood Education Distiguished Teachers at their annual Celebration Dinner, March 28, 2016 at Artis Naples Daniels Pavillion. Pre dinner music was provided by the Artis-Naples Youth Musicians. Tom Wedlock, NAFC president, welcomed guests who represented the Collier County business, early childhood education. health, school, government, non-profit and general communities.

The Family Friendly Business and Apple Blossom Award’s Ceremony was the evening’s highlight. Donna Philp, NAFC Family Friendly Business Committee Chair and Hedy Pearlman, NAFC Apple Blossom Committee Chair presented the 2016 awards.

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Tom Wedlock, NAFC Board Chair and Alyssa Norris, Arthrex

Arthrex was named the 2016 Family Friendly Business of the Year. Artis-Naples and Fifth Third Bank received 2016 Family Friendly Innovative Awards. Previous “Business of the Year: winners have been Arthrex, Bank of America, Bonita Bay Group, Collier County Government, NCH Healthcare System, Northern Trust Bank, Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA), WilsonMiller and Yamron Jewelers.

 

Nancy Mattausch, Precious Cargo Academy Infant Teacher was named the 2016 NAFC Apple Blossom Teacher of the Year.

See NAFC Honors Early Childhood Teachers Blog for Apple Blossom Award Blossom information.

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