FY16 Annual Report

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Livingston Promise is excited to present our FY16 Annual Report which highlights accomplishments for 2015 – 2016, covering the period of October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016. During our third year, we were able to provide preschool scholarships to eleven children who may not have otherwise had the opportunity to benefit from a quality […]

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First Presbyterian Church of Brighton Invests in Livingston Promise

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On Sunday November 6, First Presbyterian Church of Brighton presented a check for $5,406 to Livingston Promise for the Livingston Promise Preschool Scholarship Program.   This donation will provide one year of preschool for one child and two months of preschool for a second child.  The check was presented to Livingston Promise President, Robin Schutz, by […]

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Little Saints – Livingston Promise Preschool Provider

Thank you to Little Saints Preschool of Hartland for partnering with Livingston Promise as a quality preschool provider. We asked Little Saints Preschool Director, Denise Clarey, a couple of questions. Why did Little Saints decide to partner with Livingston Promise? “Little Saints decided to partner with Livingston Promise in order to provide all students the […]

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Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Thank you to the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation for their $500 donation to Livingston Promise in February, 2015.  These funds came from the proceeds of the Fantasy 5K race this past November. Advantage Livingston is the chamber-led county strategic growth plan that developed five Broad Strategies for the future of Livingston County.  Within the […]

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Livingston Promise Receives $15,000 Donation

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Livingston Promise recently received a generous donation of $15,000 from the Bartsch Memorial Trust.  The grant funds were awarded to Livingston Promise in honor of Madeline Richard, daughter of Adam and Michelle Richard of Howell, who passed away last May from a tragic accident. Mr. and Mrs. Richard explained, “It was really important to us […]

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Livingston Promise Preschool Scholarships – A Parent’s Perspective

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Livingston Promise is investing in the future. Our vision is that all children in Livingston County have the opportunity to obtain a quality education, the foundation for building a talented, globally competitive local workforce. We recently had a conversation with Lizz Curnalia , mom to three-year-old twins – Kaitlyn & Ryan, who received two of […]

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Reading is Fun! Thanksgiving Edition

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Reading with your child builds strong minds and reading with your child early on can help them view reading as something fun, not a chore. With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s the perfect time to add new holiday books to your library! The Night before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing Similar to “Twas the Night before Christmas” by […]

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Why is Preschool Important?

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President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address (SOTU), one proposal he gave was to give every four-year-old access to high-quality preschool education. Of course, experts disagree with each other on the importance of preschool, and whether it’s a necessity or a nice to have. However, the cumulative statistics and findings from over a hundred studies suggest that preschool […]

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Preschool Importance – My Viewpoint, by Carla Sharp

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By Carla Sharp, Brighton District Library – Brighton District Library As the Head of Youth Services at the Brighton District Library it is easy to feel passionate about early childhood education. My heart tells me it is needed, but more importantly my head knows its value to our community and ultimately to you and I. […]

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Brighton Optimist Club Invests in Livingston County Children

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              Dennis Kallio, President – Brighton Optimist Club, presents a check for $1,875 to Robin Schutz, Livingston Promise Chairman, and Lauren Evens – Livingston Promise Board Member. This investment will cover tuition for one semester for a 3-year old child to attend preschool in Livingston County during the 2014-2015 […]

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