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Grow Benzie 5toONE Parent Advisory Dinner Kick-Off

  • Grow Benzie 5885 Frankfort Highway Benzonia, MI, 49616 United States (map)

Come be part of the exciting plans for the 5toONE Neighborhood Center at Grow Benzie-a nutrition destination!

This meeting is the first step in the process of creating a Parent Advisory Group which will serve the Benzonia and Beulah Area 5toONE Neighborhood Center, located at Grow Benzie. The Parent Advisory Group meeting will include a meal prepared by students who participate in the SEEDS After School program at Grow Benzie and will also have child supervision provided in the building next door.

Grow Benzie became its own 5toONE Neighborhood Center in September of this year after co-hosting playgroups over the last year and a half. 5toOne connects local agencies, community partners, and parents to address persistent challenges facing families of young children ages 0-6 so that every child reaches his or her highest potential. 5toONE is designed to improve kindergarten readiness, facilitate access to childcare resources, and strengthen and connect families with a collaborative approach using parent voice to drive action within the Neighborhood Center.
The 5toONE Neighborhood Center at Grow Benzie hosts a playgroup every first and third Thursday morning of every month from 10:00am to 11:30am that focuses on nutritional wellness, nature and sensory based learning, and connecting families to one another. The key to our success lies within the Parent Advisory Group. Parents who participate in the upcoming meeting will work together to discuss and create future plans for the Grow Benzie 5toONE Neighborhood Center and work for positive change in the community. Parents in this group will represent the voices of families with young children in their area and will be looked to for input as leaders on a local, county-wide, and regional level. This meeting is open to all members of the community who wish to participate in and enrich 5toONE playgroups and network activities.
Parents who wish to attend need to call to reserve their spots for dinner and to ensure we have enough food and people to help supervise children.

For more information about the event, call Grow Benzie at 231-882-9510 or email

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