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‘Carnival’ of Fun for Early Intervention

June 21, 2017

It was a circus of fun on a perfect Tuesday evening for more than 600 people who attended the Early Intervention Family Carnival. This annual event, held at the Adventure Zone Playground at Capital Area Christian Church, brings together families in the Cumberland, Perry, and Dauphin County’s Birth to Five Early Intervention programs and Head Start programs for a night of fun, food and fellowship.

Fun for All

The carnival originally began as a family picnic and over the years has developed into the carnival of today. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 602 people.

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County Expresses Concerns over Proposed State Budget

Members of Cumberland County’s departments of Human Services, Adult and Juvenile Probation, Intermediate Punishment, Drug and Alcohol and the Jail met with state Senators recently to express concerns over the proposed program cuts in the 2017-18 State Budget. These departments are some of the hardest hit in the proposed budget, looking at nearly $1.2 million in cuts to the County. 
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Meeting with Senators