Petal Families and Children Center holds Community Day.

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - The Petal Families and Children Center held their annual Community Day on Thursday.

Pre-school children from around the city had the opportunity to meet with representatives from several community services and learned how each contribute to the city. The Families and Children Center is a part of the Petal School District. It is designed to meet the needs of parents in the community by offering many parenting resources in an one stop family support center.

"This is a place that is a resource for parents and children where they can come and we give them all kinds of information and instructional tools," said Kelly Gunn, School Readiness Coordinator. "A place where parents and children can come and get things that can assist in raising their children."

The center is located on Central Avenue in Petal. They are open weekdays and closed on weekends and school holidays.

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