Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will visit Centerville on Tuesday, October 31st to join Lee Container President Robert Varnedoe for a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Curious Kids Day Care Center.
On August 1st, the Centerville School Board announced the purchase of the former Garfield Elementary School by a Lee Container affiliated company. The school building will now house a day care center to serve the families of Lee Container employees, as well as Centerville area families. The day care center will be staffed and operated by Curious Kids, a long-time Centerville day care operator.
The inauguration will take place at 2:30 PM at the daycare center, located in the old Garfield Elementary School building at 505 E Walsh Street. This event will conclude at 3:00 PM.
Governor Reynolds and President Robert Varnedoe will be joined by Michelle Brooke, the director of Curious Kids Day Care, who will conduct a tour of the facility. Following this visit, Governor Reynolds, Robert Varnedoe and Michelle Brooke will all deliver prepared statements.
Robert Varnedoe will then lead Governor Reynolds on a tour of the Lee Container production facility, located at 2800 Industrial Park Road.