Klobuchar, Smith Secure Significant Federal Funding to Strengthen Affordable Childcare Access, Support Workforce in Fosston
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that they have secured $418,000 in federal funding to strengthen access to affordable childcare and support the workforce in Fosston. This funding will be used to remodel the future Prairie Pines Childcare Center. Greg Mireault, member of the board is more than excited to receive the grant.
In a press release, Michelle Landsverk, Economic Development Director of the Fosston Economic Development Authority stated they have been working hard to increase childcare capacity in Fosston for the last few years. Landsverk added that the award to Prairie Pines Childcare Center will allow them to open without debt and insure long-term sustainability of the center.