Childcare is Focus of Wadena County
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Child Care has always been an important contributor for the economic vitality of rural communities. A supply of stable, quality child care providers can be an economic driver, allowing for job growth and economic development. Wadena County is facing a shortage of that care, but thanks to a program initiated by First Children’s Finance in 2019, a plan now exists to bring that care to the county.
“We want to grow the supply and business sustainability of excellent child care,” said Kari Stattelman, a Business Development Specialist with First Children’s Finance. “And Wadena County is a community with that need an...