WHO: Francis Marion University Gail and Terry Richardson Center for the Child
WHAT: Building Dedication Ceremony
WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14
WHERE: Francis Marion University Gail and Terry Richardson Center for the Child building (located near the Pee Dee Education Center)
524 Francis Marion Road
Florence, S.C. 29571
WHY: Francis Marion University is honoring a couple who have been long-time supporters of the university and enthusiastic proponents for establishing the Center for the Child, a child development and evaluation clinic to train students, giving them firsthand experience in dealing with the small children it will serve. In addition, the center will serve as a state model for the dissemination of best practices in early childhood education.
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