By Karen Blackledge
The Danville News
Montour County’s commissioners have proclaimed next week as the Week of the Young Child.
In the proclamation signed Tuesday, they encourage citizens to work to make a good investment in early childhood in the county.
Montour County Advocates for Children and other local organizations, in conjunction with the National Association for the Education of Young Children, are celebrating the week.
The commissioners noted those organizations are working to improve early learning opportunities including early literacy programs to provide a foundation of learning for children.
They recognized teachers and others who make a difference in the lives of young children in the county.