DHLW Early Childhood Area Board to meet

The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board will meet at 5 p.m., Jan. 16, at the Washington Public Library.

Early Childhood Iowa is a statewide initiative that provides local funding for programs serving all families with children 0-5 years old. The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board consists of members representing citizens, elected officials, education, health, human services, faith, business, and consumer. The Board determines community needs for young children, establishes priorities, and provides funding for local programs offering services to families who reside in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa, and Washington counties. The DHLW Board is currently seeking members from Des Moines and Louisa County. To learn more contact Tasha Beghtol, or call 319-461-1369.