Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September Senior Potluck

Pearce will host the monthly senior potluck at noon on Tuesday, September 26. All seniors are invited to bring a side dish and their own table service and join in the fun. Fried chicken and drinks are provided. This month, entertainment will be provided by Steve Norris.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Babysitting Class Offered at Pearce

Pearce is offering the Safe Sitter® babysitting class on Saturday, September 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for ages 11 to 17. Students should bring a sack lunch.

The class will develop knowledge of first aid, rescue skills, and behavior management techniques as well as provide the experience to handle medical, behavioral, or household emergencies. Participants will also learn how to feed and diaper small children and create their own personalized toolkit of activities, crafts, and games to take with them to babysitting jobs.

The cost of the class is $30 for Foundation members; $40 for members; and $50 for non-members. Register in advance for the Safe Sitter® program at Pearce.

Refer a Friend!

Pearce members can earn one month free when they refer a friend to Pearce!

Holiday Parties at Pearce

Holiday party planning in September ??!! You'll get the date you want if you book your party sooner rather than later. And Pearce is the perfect place for your holiday work or family party!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

School's Out Day Camp

Pearce will host School’s Out Day Camp for students in grades K-6 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 9. Before camp care is also available beginning at 6:30 a.m.

Campers will spend the day enjoying a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, swimming in the pool, and local field trips. Bring a daily sack lunch that does not require refrigeration but can contain microwaveable items and a drink, swimsuit and towel, gym shoes, and a book. An afternoon snack will be provided.

Register in advance at Pearce. Foundation members pay only $31.50 per child per day; Members $35; and non-members $55.

Win One Free Month of Membership

Congratulations to Gwyn Krause! Gwyn won one free month of membership by completing the survey in the member lounge in August.

You could be our next winner! Simply complete the survey in the member lounge and in the camp room on the second floor and provide your contact information. It’s very brief, and your answers help us determine future programs.

We’ll draw our September winner at the end of the month.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Before & After School Care Program Offers Daily Rates

Looking for something different for your kids to do after school? Pearce's Before & After School Care program offers daily rates so you can participate only when you need or want to.

The program provides a safe and fun place for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade to go during the before and after school hours. The program is held every day Illinois Valley Central District #321 is in session. Before School care is provided from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. After School care is provided from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The program includes homework time, snack time, organized games, physical education, exergaming, and free play.

Bus service for the Before School portion of the program is provided to CEC and South School. Bus service for the After School portion of the program is provided from CEC, South School, and Mossville. St. Edward’s School staff escort students to Pearce after school.

The weekly cost for Before School care is $31.50 for Foundation members; $35 members; and $45 non-members. The daily cost is only $7.87 for Foundation members; $8.75 members; and $11.25 non-members.

The weekly cost for After School care is $63 for Foundation members; $70 members; and $80 non-members. The daily cost is only $15.75 for Foundation members, $17.50 for members; and $20 for non-members.