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Award-winning early childhood music classes coming to Niagara County

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Thu, Aug 24th 2017 10:00 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will offer music classes for children (ages birth to 6) starting in September at 8962 Porter Road.
"Kids' MusicRound" is an award-winning music and movement experience for infants and young children of all abilities. Classes will meet once a week for 10 weeks at a cost of $149 for the first registered child, $89 for second sibling, and no cost for third sibling or infant with registered sibling. Families can choose classes on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.
Linse Sullivan is the instructor. She has a master's degree in music education from the University at Buffalo.
"Every child is born musical, and this program draws out those abilities," Empower CEO Jeff Paterson said. "This is the only music class of its kind being offered in Niagara County, and we are thrilled to provide it to the community."
Online enrollment is available at www.empower-wny.org. Families may also contact Karen Smith at 716-297-0798, ext. 163, or [email protected] for more information.
With 300 employees and a $14 million budget, Empower is one of Western New York's 60 largest nonprofit organizations. The administrative offices, preschool, community clinic and service coordination program are located on Lockport Road in the Town of Niagara. The job training and day programs division is based in Niagara Falls, while residential facilities are located throughout Niagara County.
Licensed by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the New York State Education Department, Empower is an affiliate of the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State.

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