Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley, Inc. celebrated their newly renovated space with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau. The renovation of the Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley’s Baldwin offices (located at 857 Main Street) was completed in August and was made possible with the help and grants from members of the St. Croix Valley Home Builders Association and numerous foundations, companies, and individuals. The new space has handicap accessible entries, a remodeled washroom and kitchenette area, new floor coverings, expanded play space, and remodeled office and conference areas. Present at the event were, front row from left, Maria Kitzberger, Parent Educator, Carla O’Connell, Board Member, Jeena Obermueller, Parent Educator, Margaret Escabí, Development and Marketing Coordinator, John Marnell, Board Member, Patricia Draxler, Executive Director, Scott McCormack, President, St. Croix Valley Home Builders Association, and McCormack Classic Construction, and Chamber Ambassador Joel Larsen. Back row from left, Chamber Ambassador Pete Keskey, Chamber President Kim Heinemann, Chamber Ambassadors Dawn Marquart and Pennie Peterson, Betsy Byker, program coordinator/parent educator, and Chamber Ambassadors Traci Leffner, Stacey Knoebel, and Paul Simmons. Services of the Family Resource Center are free and available to any family with children from birth to the age of six in Pierce, St. Croix and Polk Counties. Programs include hospital and home visits, screenings, play and learn groups, “Baby and Me” classes, parent education, resource networks, and a teen parent program. For more information call (715) 684-4440 or visit www.frcscv.org. An open house for the community is scheduled for November 27 from 7:30 – 9:00 am and 5:00 – 7:00 pm.