News Release

Published on Friday, November 12, 2010

LA CROSSE, Wis. – The Western Technical College Parent Child Center will host their seventh annual Holiday Happening on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Center for Childhood Education building, 419 9th St. N., La Crosse.

A fundraiser for the center, the event features themed gift baskets, gift items, and vendors such as Mary Kay, Celebrating Home, Lia Sophia, Avon, Gold Canyon Candles, Discovery Toys, and Usborne Books.

The whole family is invited to attend this free event. An activity room will keep children busy with games and crafts while parents browse the booths. Lunch and snack items will also be available for purchase. Proceeds from the Holiday Happening will be used to purchase new equipment for the classrooms.

The Parent Child Center offers child care for children ages 1-7 years. The center is available to Western Technical College faculty and students, as well as the public, and it serves as a lab environment for Western’s Early Childhood Program participants. In conjunction with the La Crosse Public School District, the site also provides preschool services.

For more information about the event, contact the Parent Child Center at 608.785.9541. To learn about additional Western Technical College programs and services, call 608.785.9200 or visit the Web site at

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