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Daycare Provider Training offered April 20

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[April 20, 2010]  University of Illinois Extension in Logan County is offering a Daycare Provider Training session on April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at a cost of $12. "MyPyramid for Preschoolers" will be presented by Jenna Hogan, visiting nutrition and wellness educator from the University of Illinois Springfield Extension Center.

This program will allow those in attendance to find out more about the nutritional recommendations for preschool-age children as well as the emphasis on physical activity for children suggested by MyPyramid for Preschoolers, which was released in late 2008. Also covered will be books that can be used to teach about the pyramid in the day care setting and ideas for healthy snacks for each section of the preschool pyramid.

Day care providers in attendance will receive two hours of continuing education credit for day care licensing requirements.

To register for the "MyPyramid for Preschoolers" Daycare Provider Training, contact the Logan County Extension office at 732-8289 for a registration form. The deadline for registration is April 14.

[Text from file received from Patty Huffer, Logan County Extension Unit]

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