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Board hears presentation on after-school program

Cardinal Kids Club after school program has reached a crossroads, according to Mollie Morrow, who will step down as program director at the end of the school year.
The program started in the 2017-18 school year, primarily to address the childcare shortage, she said. Boone County Foundation Fund spearheaded the program’s formation.
The program serves kindergarten through fifth grades with a variety of activities and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming.
A state grant of $100,000 was used to start the program, support operations for the first two years and purchase supplies. That grant has expired, and the program will soon have new leadership.
Read more in the Feb. 12 Albion News print and e-editions.