Lander Children’s Museum expands preschool hours to meet community need

(Lander, WY) – The Lander Children’s Museum recently received a grant from the LOR Foundation allowing them to help meet the needs of the community.

In response to area daycare and preschool closures, the Lander Children’s Museum (LCM) is increasing preschool services through their Little Curious Minds program. The full-day program (7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) extends an invitation to families displaced by the recent closures, as well as others in need of preschool services for children ages three to five years old. Little Curious Minds will also continue to offer morning half-day sessions from 8:00 a.m. to noon. 

“We’re thrilled to help meet this immediate need for childcare in the community,” says Michelle Escudero, the LOR Foundation’s Lander-area program officer. “Shortly after I learned about the closure of a large childcare facility, the Children’s Museum presented a plan that provides a clear solution for families.”

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For more information about the Little Curious Minds preschool program, located within the Lander Children’s Museum, please contact Ms. Sheri Groenke: [email protected] or 307-240-0110.

The LOR Foundation, which works with communities to improve quality of life in the rural Mountain West, is supporting the costs of additional staff, training, equipment, and materials. For more information about the LOR Foundation’s work in Fremont County, contact Michelle Escudero: [email protected] 

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