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Area chefs to be featured at Savor the Moment in Staples

STAPLES — The Staples-Motley Early Childhood Coalition announces its second annual Savor the Moment, a fundraiser for Staples Motley early childhood programs, will be April 14, 2012. The event will be at the Landmark Inn in Staples starting at 6:30 p.m. Area chefs and caterers are invited to compete and showcase their culinary talents. Tickets will be on sale starting Feb. 1.

All proceeds from this event will used by the SMECC to support early childhood programs in the Staples-Motley area. The SMECC sponsors early childhood programing such as Little Chefs; Move, Drop, and Read; 1000 Books before Kindergarten; and Books in the Park. SMECC also provides scholarships for school readiness and ECFE classes.

The Staples-Motley Early Childhood Coalition’s mission is to ensure all children in our area have a healthy start and are well-prepared to start their school journey. The SMECC is funded in part by a grant from the Initiative Foundation.

Chefs and caterers interested in participating, or for more information, please contact Sara Dregney at 894-1897.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.