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Sylvia Burton - Special for The Stokes News

The Stokes Partnership for Children is currently doing a Children’s Needs Assessment Survey to identify specific needs and priorities in Stokes County. They need input from as many people as possible, from families with young children as well as child care providers and early childhood professionals. Stokes partnership for Children and its director, Cindy Tuttle, are among agencies and leaders coming together to support a community-centered reuse of Francisco Elementary School. Daycare and youth centered activities are such a vital need in our area. To complete the on-line survey, the link is Responses are needed by January 31. In appreciation of your time and feedback, there will be a drawing for two $50 and one $100 gift cards. If you have any questions, contact Justine Wayne ( They are supporting us, so let’s support their efforts to help our children and families!

Colleen Collins continues to be a patient at Pioneer Hospital of Stokes. Please keep Colleen and her family in your prayers.

Sylvia Burton is a resident of the Francisco community and can be reached at or 336-351-3216.

Sylvia Burton

Special for The Stokes News

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