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Delta Dental Foundation Awards Grant

June 17th, 2019 | Posted in Community, Education, Press Release, Uncategorized

Delta Dental Foundation Awards $2,500 Smiles for Kids Grant to Smart Start of New Hanover County to Improve Oral Health Education in New Hanover County Wilmington, NC (May, 2019) – Smart Start of New Hanover County received a $2,500 Smiles for Kids grant from the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) to support their Healthy Smiles in […]

SSNHC Awards Teacher Education

July 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Education, Press Release

Smart Start of New Hanover County Awards Teacher Education Teacher Education Matters in Early Childhood Programs   Contacts: Jane Morrow, Executive Director, Smart Start of New Hanover County (910) 815-3731 Krista Turner, Education Services Manager, Smart Start of New Hanover County, (910) 815-3731 Randall Rodman, Assistant Education Services Manager, Smart Start of New Hanover County […]

Obesity Prevention Coalition to Focus on Drinking Water

July 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Community, Press Release

Obesity Prevention Coalition to Focus on Drinking Water Coalition works to get New Hanover County to “Rethink their Drink”   Contacts: Angela Clinton, New Hanover County Health Department Health Promotion Supervisor, (910)798-6548 Tamlyn Shields, UNCW School of Health and Applied Human Sciences Lecturer, (910) 962-7964 Mebane Boyd, Smart Start of New Hanover County, Family and […]

First 2,000 Days Summit to be Held in Wilmington

January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Press Release

A First 2,000 Days Summit will take place in Wilmington on February 17, 2014 at the First Baptist Activity Center from 10am to noon.  The event is free.  Local faith leaders have been meeting over the last several months to plan this summit to highlight the importance of investments in early childhood to community leaders, […]

Smart Start of New Hanover County Awarded $21,770 Grant from PNC Foundation to Enhance the Quality of Early Care and Education for Pre-Schoolers in Need

November 27th, 2013 | Posted in Press Release

Smart Start of New Hanover County has received a $21,770 grant from the PNC Foundation for its Stacking Up the Stars: Early Childhood Professional Development Project.  Research clearly indicates that the outcomes for children are directly related to the education of the caregiver.  This project helps ensure that the most vulnerable children in our community […]

Smart Start ABCD Project Begins

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Press Release

Smart Start of New Hanover County and Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear (CCLCF) will implement Smart Start Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) to improve the quality of child development services in primary care medical practices.  View the entire release here.

11th Consecutive Year of Clean Audit Report, Includes Smart Start of New Hanover County

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Press Release

For the 11th consecutive year, the North Carolina Partnership for Children, Inc. (NCPC) has a “clean bill” of financial health, according to the office of the State Auditor.  An audit of Fiscal Year 2011-2012 activities found the organization was in compliance and had appropriate internal controls.  In addition, in keeping with legislative requirements, 39 Smart […]