September – October 2015 Newsletter

Kimberly Medeiros The Director’s Corner
Unprecedented attention to children and family needs is shifting the early childhood landscape in new directions… Learn more
Dr. Dean Sidelinger Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Dean Sidelinger
Fruits and Veggies and Kids! We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us… Learn more
Recipe of the Month – Lunchbox Mac n’ Cheese Cups
These Mac n’ Cheese Cups are healthy, fun to eat and packed with flavor… Learn more
A Smart Start to the New School Year
This time of year can be stressful for parents and kids, especially if you have a new preschooler or kindergartner… Learn more
Fall Things to Do
Fall brings some of the best family activities to San Diego. From apple harvests to pumpkin patches … Learn more
Plan Outlines Roadmap for Reducing Childhood Obesity in San Diego County
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative, a public-private partnership, released its updated Call to Action… Learn more
First 5 San Diego Quality Preschool Initiative Available in Warner Springs
The First 5 San Diego Quality Preschool Initiative awarded a $102,000 grant to Warner Springs Preschool… Learn more
First 5 San Diego Awards $45 Million to the San Diego County Office of Education
To ensure quality preschool for all, First 5 San Diego has awarded $45 million to the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE)… Learn more
Let’s Go Local! Produce Showcase
Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Let’s Go Local! Produce Showcase, to be held on Friday, October 23rd from 2:00pm -5:00pm… Learn more
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Impact Community Forum
Local residents were invited to a community education presentation explaining the health status gap that affects the health status of many African-Americans… Learn more
First 5 San Diego Joins Logan Heights Community at Imperial Avenue Street Festival
First 5 San Diego was pleased to sponsor and participate in the Imperial Avenue Street Festival Saturday, August 29, 2015, one of the oldest streets in San Diego… Learn more
First 5 High Five
San Ysidro School District recently committed to advancing the Live Well San Diego vision of a healthy, safe and thriving region… Learn more