Lawndale Business Owner to Receive Award From Women’s Business Development Center

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Angie Jasso, owner of New Beginnings Childcare and Educational Program, Inc., 4344 S. Campbell, will receive the 2014 Hedy M. Ratner and S. Carol Dougal Award from the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) at the organization’s 16th annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo to be held on Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Founded in 2001, Jasso’s center-based business offers low-cost, high-quality services to children from 6 weeks through 12 years old. Through her leadership in the Latin American Professionals in Child Care and Education, in Oak Park, she mentors other professionals, leads trainings on a variety of child care issues and is a major resource to the WBDC as it shapes its child care business curriculum.

Themed “Your GPS to Business Success,” the Expo is presented in Spanish and English, the Expo is the only event of its kind in the Chicagoland area to provide business solutions, resources, products, information and services in one location on a single day to prospective and established early childhood education entrepreneurs. There are learning and networking opportunities available for both home and center-based educators.

Registration is $55 and includes breakfast, lunch and the chocolate hour reception. Limited on-site registration will be available for $75. For more information and to register, visit, or call 312-853-3477.

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