Individuals who provide childcare were honored on May 6 at the annual Daycare Appreciation. The event was provided by the Early Childhood Initiative and held at Armstrong School Media Center. County Commissioners Dave Holmgren and Kathy Svalland presented certificates of appreciation. A two hour training on "Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children" was given. Dinner was served. Each daycare received a learning game to play with young children. Seated (L-R) Holly Hohenstein, LaDonna Stout, Kalenna Wiens and County Commissioner Kathy Svalland; Middle Row (L-R) Heidi Kuehl, Emma Petersen, Kristen Shumate, Kara Goldschmidt and Kyla Schlomann; Back Row (L-R) County Commissioner Dave Holmgren, Susan Hillesheim, Lynn Wagner, Marcie Blouin, Kristy Peterson, Linette Piercy and Borooke Malmgren.