Officials from Rend Lake College were joined Thursday morning by ambassadors of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and local business leaders as the college celebrated the grand opening of its new Pre-K Center at the RLC MarketPlace on Potomac Boulevard in Mt. Vernon.
Students and staff at the center also took part in the ribbon cutting and balloon liftoff to officially launch the new facility. Standing center, holding the JCCC official oversized scissors, in the picture to the right are; FROM LEFT; RLC Resource Development Specialist Trudee Wynn, RLC Foundation CEO Pat Kern and Foundation Board of Directors President Hunt Bonan.
The Center opened its doors Aug. 20. Spots are still available for enrollment. RLC students are given priority, however the general public is welcomed to enroll.
The new Pre-K Center features extended hours from 5:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday in order to serve parents who work traditional and non-traditional shifts. Spanish and sign language are incorporated into the curriculum at RLC Pre-K Centers.
To inquire about registering a child, contact the Center at 618-437-5321, Ext. 2017.