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Family Fair coming to Caroline Middle School March 14

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 10:11 am

The Family Fair Planning Committee, Caroline County Public Schools’ Parent Resource Center, and the Special Education Advisory Committee are sponsoring the 11th Annual Family Fair on Saturday, March 14, at Caroline Middle School from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Family Fair is a collaborative effort. The Family Fair Planning Committee consists of: Susan Gayle and Jessie Rollins, CCPS-Parent Resource Center; Cathy Gregory, Lynn Miller, Margarite Jeffer, Billie Teague, CCPS staff;

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