Riverbend Head Start and Family Services in Alton is celebrating a new partnership that is expected to breathe new life into the volunteer program. Plans were unveiled on The Big Z’s Pat Heston Show this week to open a new location in Bethalto. This will be the first time they have had a dedicated facility to serve the village
Head Start spokesman Kristen Gosling says they are aiming for a February opening.
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Gosling says they will open initially with one classroom, with morning and afternoon classes. That will allow them to serve 34 children. If you would like more information, call 463-5950.