“Our local businesses rely on quality child care — many can’t do their job without it. Without safe, affordable options to care for their young children, parents may leave their jobs, which costs businesses in recruitment, retraining and the loss of skilled workers.”
The Children’s Center of Transylvania County will hold its “Ride for a Child” motorcycle rally on Saturday, Sept. 21. The fundraiser will raise money and awareness for the center’s programs to combat child abuse and neglect.
Women in North Carolina have made progress towards equality in recent decades, but significant disparities remain which affect the daily lives of women in North Carolina and in the nation as a whole.