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Texas Tech to Hold Ribbon Cutting Celebrating Opening of Early Head Start

Heidi Toth

December 7, 2015

The renovated facility in East Lubbock is funded by a grant from the federal government.

WHAT: Leaders from Texas Tech University, the City of Lubbock and the Lubbock Independent School District will take part in a ribbon cutting for the new Texas Tech University Early Head Start facility in East Lubbock.

The funding for this renovation came from a competitive Child Care Partnership and Expansion Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It will allow Texas Tech Early Head Start to expand from serving 60 children to serving 96 children aged 6 weeks to 3 years.

College of Human Sciences Dean Linda Hoover and Department of Human Development and Family Studies Chair Ann Mastergeorge will speak. After the ribbon cutting, guests and members of the media may tour the classrooms.

WHEN: 9-10 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 10)

WHERE: 3315 E. Broadway Ave.

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CONTACT: Stephanie Shine, early childhood program director, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University (806) 834-4664 or stephanie.shine@ttu.edu