Thursday, April 30, 2015 – Mayor Jeffrey Slavin of Somerset, MD hosted an event at his home to celebrate the work of CentroNía in Montgomery County. Attendees enjoyed great food and conversation with guests ranging from CentroNía Board Members to Mongomery County elected officials. Myrna Peralta, President and CEO, led a brief program and spoke on collaboration with Montgomery County organizations and officials to provide high-quality Early Childhood programs to low-income families in the county. She also spoke of CentroNía’s intent to expand its program based upon the need seen in the county. Guests also heard a powerful story from a parent, Mirna, who shared how enrolling her child in CentroNía’s program allowed her to achieve dreams she never thought possible after becoming a mother. Overall, the event was a huge success and CentroNía is grateful to Mayor Slavin for opening up his home to host this special occasion.
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