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MECK Pre-K is a Mecklenburg County-funded Pre-Kindergarten Program FREE to eligible 4-Year-Olds.

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Recent News & Information

Spectrum News MECK Pre-K Interview

Nancy Hughes, Executive Director & Trinisha Dean, MECK Pre-K Director of Smart Start of Mecklenburg County discuss MECK Pre-K with Reuben Jones from Spectrum News. [button...

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Child Seat Safety Inspection

Hosted by Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenburg Did you know that Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenburg hosts FREE child safety seat inspections? These inspections occur on Wednesdays at local police and fire stations. Certified technicians inspect and help families install car...

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Don’t Flush Your Unused & Expired Medications

Unused or expired medicine can be dropped off during the year at one of six drop boxes. Matthews Police Dept lobby at 1201 Crews Rd. 24 hours a day Mint Hill Police Dept Lobby on Matthews Mint Hill Rd 8:30am-5pm CMPD Main on Trade St 8am-5pm Sheriff's Jail North...

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April is National Autism Awareness Month

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world today. With the threat of COVID-19 affecting every nation and community, it’s very important for us to stay positive and focus on what matters: people. Our families, friends and community are our biggest support, especially...

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