Vendors needed for Little Folks Festival


Vendors are needed for the fifteenth annual Little Folks Festival hosted by Stokes Partnership for Children (SPC), to be held on Saturday, April 30, at Walnut Cove Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Little Folks Festival is a school readiness forum for young children and families, with a focus on early care and education, literacy, family support and health. County organizations, non-profits and businesses set up booths featuring their programs and services making the festival a perfect venue for community information sharing. Best of all it offers a variety of fun activities for young children, including special appearances by costume characters, indoor/outdoor activities, free food, free books, games and prizes. There is no charge for admission. Donations are accepted.

SPC partners with other community agencies to offer the Little Folks Festival, including the Stokes Family YMCA, the Stokes County Schools, the Children’s Center, YMCA Camp Hanes and the Forsyth Tech Early Childhood Program. As a part of this collaboration, the Stokes Family YMCA will host their Healthy Kids Day jointly with the Little Folks Festival.

Organizations and businesses that provide programs or services for young children and families are encouraged to sign-up for a booth at no charge. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, April 22, 2016. Vendor applications can be found at www.stokespfc.com.

Stokes Partnership for Children is a non-profit organization led by local volunteers, designed to provide programs and services for families and children in Stokes County. SPC administers Smart Start funds and the NC Pre-K program from the state legislature to support programs to benefit children age birth to five and their families, is a catalyst for bringing different groups together for the sake of the children, educates the community on the critical needs of young children and helps develop solutions. For more information visit www.stokespfc.com or call 336-985-2676.

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