RAINBOW JUNCTION CHILDCARE CENTER of PENN YAN, NY!
GENEVA, New York – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB), Inc. announced today that Rainbow Junction Educational Childcare Center is December’s “Business of the Month”, recognizing the business’s contributions to the community and to the local economy.
Since 1971, Rainbow Junction has been providing quality, reliable and affordable childcare to hundreds of families living and working in the Penn Yan and surrounding areas, serving children ages 6 weeks up through grade 5. Rainbow Junction is a non-profit agency and is licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Families. The center follows recommended procedures and state regulations for operations, as well as childcare giving routines and building requirements
Over the years Rainbow Junction has accessed a variety of services through Finger Lakes Works including job posting and matching services with the New York State Job Bank and the Summer Youth Program which recently resulted in a full time hire for one of the youth placed w/ Rainbow Junction. They have also used the On the Job Training (OJT) program as a strategy for training and retaining new employees. The OJT reimburses the employer for extraordinary training while providing the employee with the skills needed to accomplish the job.
”Small businesses like Rainbow Junction are the “back bone” of local economies throughout the region” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, Finger Lakes WIB Inc. “We look forward to continuing our work with Rainbow Junction as they continue to provide such an important service while contributing to our local economy.”