Head Start Awareness celebration

By Dexter McCree, Staff Writer

The celebration of Head Start Awareness kicked off at the former Jordan Park Elementary School, which is currently Jordan Park Head Start Center with 50 years of service to youth in this community. Jordan Elementary served as the catalyst for many adults now actively involved in the Tampa Bay area.

Shawn Reid, Vice President of Operations for LSF Head Start, Amy Crumble, Executive Director for Pinellas County LSF Head Start, Rick Kriseman, Mayor of St. Petersburg, Louis A. Finney, Jr., Executive Vice President of Children & Head Start Services.

The Mayor of St. Petersburg, Rick Kriseman donated his time during the celebration to read out loud to the Head Start Pre-Kindergarten children at Jordan Park.

LSF Children & Head Start Services Health team preparing to provide information to the Pinellas County community that attended the Head Start Awareness celebration.

The Chief Operating Officer of LSF Children & Head Start Services, Chris Card and the Executive Director for Pinellas County, Amy Crumble

Sgt. Larry Hordge and Officer Tan Blackshear of the St. Petersburg Police Department were also in attendance as guest speakers.

Former Head Start Employee, Pastor Dorothy Everett, provided the audience with the invocation.

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