Children http://kajx.org en Childcare Costs Comparable to College Tuition in Roaring Fork Valley http://kajx.org/post/childcare-costs-comparable-college-tuition-roaring-fork-valley <p></p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:32:06 +0000 Marci Krivonen 12881 at http://kajx.org Childcare Costs Comparable to College Tuition in Roaring Fork Valley Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 2 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-mountain-valley-developmental-services-part-2 <p></p><p>Mountain Valley Developmental Services is a non-profit who provides services and support to over 450 individuals with developmental disabilities in Eagle, Lake, Garfield and Pitkin county. The most common issue Mountain Valley works with is children prone to developmental disabilities. Executive Director Bruce Christensen and Human Resources director Dana Peterson, discuss Mountain Valley's children and family programs. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:28:22 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 10112 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 4 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-manaus-fund-part-4 <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">There are two traveling pre-schools in the Roaring Fork Valley -- in the form of short buses. El Busesito is the name for each of these buses. They currently provide 3-hours of pre-school time for 90 children in Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Early childhood education is one the goals for the Valley Settlement Project, a project focused on incorporating and encouraging immigrant and low-income communities in the Roaring Fork Valley. The project is run by The Manaus Fund.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:27:46 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 9524 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 4