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In January of 2012 Lauren
Humphrey, ofLeRoy, decided to
open her home to a small group
of moms. The original intention
was toget together a few times a
monthwith friends tohavecoffee
&snacks, chat, andplaywithour
children together.
Word quickly spread and
friends of friends started joining
along.Therecameapoint inear-
ly fall of 2012 when meeting in
her 1,500 square foot housewith
10+ moms and their children at
times justwasn’t possible, so the
group of moms would meet at
the local parks and playgrounds.
Oncewinterset in theplaygroups
slowedbut therewas still aneed.
These local moms had come to
really enjoy the socialization
LCCP’sMommy&MePlaygroupCelebrates 1Year
and friendships thatwerebuilt. It
was around this time that Lauren
brought the idea to the Le Roy
Christian Community Project to
addaplaygroupprogram to their
ever growing list.
After collaborative delibera-
tion, the idea turned into reality
when the owners of Le Roy
Physical Therapy at Village
Fitness, Pat andMaureenPrivat-
era, offered their open gym as
a space for the group. Maureen
also offered to co-coordinate the
assistant director, JanaPritchett.
Our first official play date in
April of 2013 we had approxi-
At the next play date in early
Mayof that yearwe hadover 20
birth throughkindergarten. Over
the course of the year we have
continued tomeet every2nd and
4th Friday at Le Roy Physical
Therapy at Village Fitness with
attendanceaveragingat about 10
moms per week. For a donation
of $5/mom, theentire familycan
come enjoy lunch, coffee, free
play, structured games, and, for
the moms, some much needed
adult conversation!
We recently celebrated our
one year anniversary of LCCP’s
Mommy andMePlaygroup. We
held our normally scheduled
playgroupwith free play, games
and lunch. We also offered free
childsafety ID’s (providedbyNY
Life) toany interestedmoms. For
and37children inattendanceand
a great timewas had by all!
• Kindergarten Readiness Program
• Certified Teachers
•Music &Movement • Themed Curriculum
ServingChildren 6weeks-12 years old
ChildCare and Preschool
2 Tountas Ave., LeRoy, NY
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