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June 24, 2014
We are proud to introduce to you: Mandy Whitner, the new Be Ready Early Childhood Navigator. The purpose of the Be Ready Navigator is to help families with young children, birth-age 8, get connected to any resource that they may need to be successful. Whether it be a need related to language and learning, feelings and behavior, or health and activity, Mandy can provide assistance. This is a free resource to the community that came about through a community wide collaboration focused on school-readiness called "Be Ready Larimer County". Forty-one organizations in Larimer County have been a part of the Be Ready public awareness campaign, with a goal of making Larimer County one of the best places in the country to raise children.
Favorite Food: I don't really have a favorite food. I love trying new things! One of my favorite things to do is pick a restaurant I have never been to, and give it a try.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Beverage: Coffee!
Favorite Book: I loved the book, "How to talk so that kids will listen, and how to listen so kids will talk"
Favorite Movie: Beauty and the Beast was my favorite childhood movie.
Favorite TV Show: I Love Lucy!
What do you do in your spare time?: I love to get out into Fort Collins and enjoy ANYTHING music related. I like to play music, listen to music, and go to shows.
What type of music do you listen to?: I find a bit of enjoyment in every type of music! I'm not really a favorites person; I just love too many things.
Where do you love to go when yougo out to eat?
Sushi or Indian food.
Coffee or tea?
Coffee. I do however, enjoy a glass of unsweetened black iced tea as well.
Basically chocolate anything...
Favorite Travel Spot?
I'd love to go back to Spain, but China was really cool too. For now, I'll take camping in the Colorado mountains!
What is you guilty pleasure?
Disney movies...all children's movie really.
To connectwith the Be Ready Early Childhood Navigator, you can visit The Matthews House Community Life Center at 220 North Grant Avenue. You can also email Mandy at Mandy@thematthewshouse.org
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