Henry-Martinsville Health Department:
The mission of the VA Dept. of Health is to promote and protect the health of all Virginians. The agencies vision statement: "Healthy people in healthy communities."
The Starting Place/Smart Beginnings:
Smart Beginnings of Martinsville and Henry County is a community coalition working with parents and caregivers to provide them with the resources and knowledge needed to make the most of this small window of time so that ALL children are ready for success when they enter school.
Be sure to like Smart Beginnings on Facebook
Martinsville Macaroni Kid is a free website and weekly email newsletter that highlights all of the great things for kids and their families to do in Martinsville-Henry County and the surrounding areas. Owned and published by local resident, Cara Riggles, Martinsville Macaroni Kid is poised to quickly become the go-to source for kid-friendly events. The site and newsletter helps parents, grandparents, and caregivers of kids of all ages (birth to teens) by covering the spectrum of things to do with kids in our community, such as classes, shows, and events. In addition, the newsletter covers fun things for families to do at home, such as cooking and making crafts.
In addition to featuring events in MHC, Martinsville Macaroni Kid will be including some events and activities from Franklin and Patrick Counties, as well as spotlighting ideas for day trips to larger cities like Roanoke, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. Interested persons may sign up to receive the weekly newsletter by visiting www.Martinsville.MacaroniKid.com. Martinsville MK also shares information via Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.