On Saturday, May 2, 2015 ARCHS partnered with ChildCare Aware of Eastern Missouri/LUME Institute, Missouri Botanical Garden, PNC Bank, Project Launch, Ready Readers, T.E.A.C.H. Missouri, and United 4 Children to host the first annual St. Louis Early Childhood Providers Appreciation Event. More than 250 early childhood educators gathered at the Garden to celebrate and acknowledge each other’s work to serve area children through center and home based child care programs. Seven early childhood educators were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the St. Louis early childhood community. View photo gallery below.