Head Start lunch promotes positive male role models

News Tribune

March 6, 2019
in Head Start

Too many children enrolled in the Head Start program in Cole County don’t have male role models. And too few men volunteer to participate in activities at the Cole East Head Start program, spearheaded by Central Missouri Community Action.

So, on Tuesday, the child care facility held its annual 100 Man Lunch, in which facility leaders invite adult men to come in, eat lunch and interact with children.

The program serves 48 children — 16 who are younger than 3, and 32 who are 3-5 years old.

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