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    We reached our goal – Thank You!

    A special thanks to all the CCC members for your contributions to the 2014 Annual Matching Campaign! We actually exceeded our goal-what a huge success! The children and teachers are enjoying new materials we received from the Amazon Wish Lists. Your generous donations helped support the CCC’s enriching program for the children.

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    Website Update

    We are currently experiencing issues with the website, including the missing pictures on the homepage. We are working on resolving these issues and appreciate your patience. CCC updates will continue to be posted on the website.

    Thank you.

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    Upcoming CCC Closure Dates

    The CCC will be closed:

    12/24/14 to 1/2/15 – Winter Break

    1/19/15 – Martin Luther King Day

    2/6/15 – Staff Development

    2/16/15 – Presidents’ Day

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    Annual Giving Campaign Wish Lists

    Amazon Wish Lists

    Our fundraising goal this year is to reach $5,000. If you wish to donate by directly purchasing something from the classroom of your choice, this is your chance. Here is how to do it:

    - Go to amazonsmile.com – Enter the children’s center at caltech¬†as your organization search
    - Select the children’s center at caltech
    - Click on Wishlist
    - Select find wishlist
    - Type you classroom’s wishlist name (CCC Bunny Classrooms, CCC Dolphin Classrooms, CCC Penguin Classrooms, CCC Koala Classroom, CCC Racoon’s Classroom, CCC Beaver Classroom)
    - Shop til’ you drop

    Each dollar you spend on a wishlist will be deducted from our $5,000 goal and 100% appreciated! 

    To view the flyer click, CONTINUE READING, then click here.

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    Parking & Safety

    Parking seems to have gone from bad to worse. Families have shared with me the following:

    Parking in handicapped zone Cars parked in undesignated spots such as behind the tree Parking in the fire lane Double parking

    As a result it becomes impossible to exit the parking lot adding to the problem.

    Additional Parking

    The lot next door and the underground parking lots have a lot of available parking. For those without a permit, these spaces are available without a penalty of ticket after 5:00PM. The best advice is to allow a few extra minutes at pick up time.

    Safety

    In addition to the congestion, there are safety concerns. Children have been seen dashing into the parking lot. Since the children are still at school, we will be talking to them about parking lot safety rules. Some recommendations:

    Stay on the sidewalk or in the designated cross walks until you are in front of your car
    Always hold hands and this includes older siblings
    Look all around before stepping into the parking lot

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

    -Susan

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