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Greenwood preschool gets grant for new center in Whiteland

January 29, 2020
By Andy Bell-Baltaci

The Johnson County Learning Center, a Greenwood-based preschool for children in the community, is getting some help paying for renovations of its new location in Whiteland thanks to a grant from Early Learning Indiana, an Indianapolis nonprofit.

The preschool program is currently housed at Westwood Elementary School, but will move to a former eye doctor’s office at 430 N. U.S. 31 in Whiteland after the building is renovated, said Dawn Underwood, the preschool’s director.

Early Learning Indiana has funded $1 million in early childhood education grants around the state, including $75,000 to the Johnson County Learning Center, with money from a 2014 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. that is being distributed now, according to the organization’s website.

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