DMACC Child Development Center to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with '50 Cent Children's Parade' on Ankeny Campus

Posted 6/19/2019

​​​​​​​​Donations from parade attendees will benefit the DMACC Child Development Center

Children from the DMACC Child Development Center will participate in a “50 Cent Children’s Parade” at 10:30 a.m. on Thurs., June 20th, to celebrate the Center’s 50th Anniversary on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. 

As part of the “reverse parade” format, about 25 children from the Center – ranging in age from eight weeks to five years old – will collect donations as they walk, ride bikes and trikes, or get a lift in a wagon around the parade route.

So, bring some quarters and join the fun! The suggested donation amount is – you guessed it – 50 cents per child. All donations will benefit the DMACC Child Development Center. 

Thursday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.
The parade will last approximately 30 minutes. 

DMACC Ankeny Campus
2006 South Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA
Parade attendees should park in Lot K.

The ​parade route will begin near the DMACC Child Development Center (Bldg. 9) and proceed to the DMACC Fountain before turning toward Bldg. 1 and moving around a short loop that will end back at the Fountain.​

Note: In the event of rain/inclement weather, the parade will move inside the Student Center (Bldg. 5) on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. 

The DMACC Child Development Center is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019.​

Rated a five-star program by the Iowa Quality Rating System, the Center is committed to providing high-quality early care and education for the children of DMACC students, staff and faculty while building skills and knowledge for Early Childhood Education students at DMACC through hands-on education.




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