Do you have a child who is eligible for Pre-k and/or Head Start, or will be entering Kindergarten in 2018?


You and your family are invited to attend the Kindergarten, Pre-K & Head Start Roundup to find out more information about how to register. This event will be held in the Family Life Center at Dortches Baptist Church on February 27, 2018. Dinner will be served at 6:00 before the information session.

You must RSVP before February 15, 2018 to take advantage of this free meal (See below for details).





Please register and secure your seat and voice in this workshop. A free dinner will be provided to all who register before February 15, 2018. Note: Registration is required for all adults AND children attending. Adults must provide the number and ages of the children who will be attending with you. Dinner will be served. Limited space. If you leave us a message, please include your name, telephone number, the number of people that will be attending, and the ages of any children who will be in attendance with you. Thank you.

To register or for more information, contact:

  • Dortches Baptist Church (252) 443-3936
  • Email:
  • Viola Barnes Gray, DEPC (252) 985-4300


Crafts for the Kids

After the meal, the children will have the option to go to another room for crafts and activity time. Parents are encouraged to participate in this informational workshop where you will receive vital information about early registration for Kindergarten, Pre-K, and Head Start. Also, the Food Corp staff at Down East Partnership for Children will do a hands on food tasting with the kids during the craft time to introduce them to healthy food choices.


Helps Us Spread the Word

Please tell your neighbors, family, and friend about this wonderful opportunity for food, fellowship, and information. Like and share our Facebook Event to let others know you plan to attend. However, be sure to register your entire family with the contacts above if you mark our event as “going.”


Presented By

Presented as a collaboration by: Down East Partnership for Children, Edgecombe County Public Schools, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, NEED inc., and Dortches Baptist Church.



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Would you like a flyer to post in your church, place or business, or to email to a friend? Download a pdf version of our Kindergarten, Pre-K & Head Start Roundup 2018 Flier.