STAPLES-Licensed child care providers in Region Five have an opportunity to network and learn at a Regional Child Care Network Conference.

The event will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Sourcewell, 202 12th St. NE, Staples.

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Participants will learn a new, effective teaching technique using nonverbal communication to help children in their care. Cost to attend is $10 and includes catered lunch and four and a half training hours. Registration and payment are due by Sept. 21. Register at sourcewell.co/childcare-network.

The event is sponsored by Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) and is open to providers in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.