Remembering Barbara Bush

2018-06-07T15:44:34+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Bright Beginnings, Change Makers, Family Literacy, General News, Staff|

Remembering Barbara Bush Barbara Bush’s philanthropy and advocacy has changed lives across the world. As a champion for literacy, she knew the boundless value in simply being able to read a book to your child, in being their first teacher. As we mourn the loss of this change maker, I wonder how many [...]

The Christmas Spirit Abounds

2017-12-21T19:03:47+00:00December 21st, 2017|Adult Education, AP Leadership, Bright Beginnings, Family Literacy, General News|

There was an abundance of Christmas spirit at Grace Place this December as programs celebrated the season with special parties and events.   Mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers came together at the Bright Beginnings Christmas Festival to celebrate with educational Christmas themed activities. Even Santa himself made an appearance. The mom's in [...]

Visit from the Humane Society of Naples

2017-11-13T16:21:51+00:00November 13th, 2017|Bright Beginnings, General News|

This year Grace Place has added a schedule of special visits and field trips to the Early Childhood Education component of the Bright Beginnings program. Most recently, the children enjoyed a visit from the Humane Society of Naples. The children spent the week before the visit learning about pets. They learned about the characteristics [...]

Bright Beginnings, Indeed

2017-08-31T15:58:48+00:00August 31st, 2017|Bright Beginnings, Family Literacy, General News|

Dilia first came to Grace Place nine years ago to attend Beginnings 101 classes once a week and to enroll her eldest son Jose, who is on the autism spectrum and was then one year old, in Early Childhood Education. The pair attended for three or four months before illness forced them to stop. Dilia [...]