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Community Education Corner: Cloquet to celebrate new Li'l Lumberjacks, Kids Corner location

A ribbon cutting will be held at 5:45 p.m., followed by an open house from 6-8 p.m.

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CLOQUET — We are now open for business at our new Pine Tree Plaza location for Li’l Lumberjacks and Kids Corner!

On Friday Sept. 1, with much assistance from the Cloquet football team and the National Honor Society, the physical moving of both programs began. Li’l Lumberjacks Learning Center opened on Sept. 6, followed by Kids Corner on Sept. 7. We have received countless positive comments from our families on how beautiful and large this new space is. There is still work to be done, but we are off to a great start!

This project came to fruition with the help of several community partners, including the Northland Foundation, the city of Cloquet, Carlton County, First Children’s Finance and Miner’s Incorporated.

With the current child care crisis that we are experiencing nationally, as well as locally, having partners to work with to not only save our existing options but also in the case of Kids Corner, to allow us to increase capacity to meet the needs of increasing demand, is a win for our community. It allows parents to remain in the workforce, provides quality programming for our children, and contributes to a vibrant community.

Now that we are somewhat settled in, we are cordially inviting the public to our grand opening on Thursday, Sept. 22. We will be having a ribbon cutting at 5:45 p.m., followed by a public open house. Please stop by and check out our new facility located at Pine Tree Plaza, Suite 20, 707 S. Hwy 33 (between Little Caesars and AutoZone). We look forward to meeting you!

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"Community Education Corner," published weekly in the Pine Journal, features news from Community Education programs in Carlton County.

Erin Bates is the director of Cloquet Community Education.

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