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Jul 15

Recreation Dept. Parents' Press Awards - July 15, 2013

Posted on July 15, 2013 at 12:36 PM by Suzanne Iarla

2013 Parents’ Press Awards
The Recreation Department Staff is pleased to announce the receipt of eleven “Best of Contra Costa County” awards from the readers of Parents’ Press Magazine in the following areas:

1. Best Arts (Culinary, Performing & Visual): City of El Cerrito
2. Best Children’s Care: City of El Cerrito
3. Best Fair/Festival: El Cerrito Fourth of July Fair – 3rd year in a row!
4. Best General & Traditional Summer Camp: City of El Cerrito
5. Best Gymnastics Classes: El Cerrito Community Center
6. Best Independent Preschool: Casa Cerrito Preschool (City of El Cerrito)
7. Best Nature, Animals & Science Summer Camp: Crazy, Funky Science Camp (City of El Cerrito)
8. Best Sports, Riding, & Circus Arts Summer Camp: City of El Cerrito
9. Best Spring Break Camp: City of El Cerrito
10. Best Swim Classes: El Cerrito Swim Center – 3rd year in a row!
11. Best Winter Camp: City of El Cerrito – 2nd year in a row!

Parents’ Press is a widely read, free publication in the Bay Area with over 40,000 magazines distributed to almost 1,000 locations. It provides articles and information that is of interest to parents and guardians of children from birth to 18 years old. All of their published information and articles can also be read online at www.parentspress.com.

Place making in El Cerrito for families is evident as several other El Cerrito organizations and business were recognized for being the best in Contra Costa County. These include: Tehiyah Day School, Madera Elementary School, Cameron School, Prospect Sierra School, Portola Middle School, Montessori Family School, El Cerrito High School, Contra Costa Civic Theater, Katie’s Dance Studio, El Cerrito Martial Arts, Sylvan Learning Center, Playland Not at the Beach, Edward Matuishi DDS, Pizza Roma, Strings Restaurant, Trevino’s Restaurant, and Katana-Ya Restaurant.