DHCDC In The News

July 24, 2017

Local PreSchoolers selected to participate in International Music Program

PRESS RELEASE - DHCDC has partnered with the Musikgarten Foundation to become the first early childhood center in Virginia to implement the Music for Learning program...[read more]


December 25, 2016

One of DHCDC's Own Featured in Local Newspaper

DAILY PRESS - Our very own Executive Director Heather Livingston was featured in an ad about Old Point Bank's local giving intiatives and how they benefit local organizations like DHCDC. [see ad]


December 2, 2016

Polar Express Night at Local Barnes and Nobles to Benefit DHCDC

Hampton, Va. - The Hampton Town Center Barnes and Noble hosted a fundraiser to benefit DHCDC. With story times every half hour, it was fun for all ages to support a great cause!


August 31, 2016

Teachers get hands-on lessons from Newport News Shipbuilding

DAILY PRESS - The teachers were almost as excited as children to see the cartoon firetruck come to life on the iPad screen in virtual crayon colors ? to them it illustrated principles of STEM...[read more]


January 24, 2016

Two Hampton groups help children get head start on learning

DAILY PRESS - Peninsula children in the early stages of their education are receiving help from two Hampton-based organizations. The Downtown Hampton Child Development Center...[read more]


May 2015

Langley Federal Credit Union Supports DHCDC

Hampton, Va. - Langley presented a $5,000 check to the Downtown Hampton Child Development Center (DHCDC) in support of their many programs...[read more]


March 3, 2015

People Taking Action: NewsChannel 3 surprises special Hampton volunteer

Hampton, Va. - We had a special surprise for one special volunteer at the Downtown Hampton Child Development Center. Her name is Mildred Gray, better known as "Grandma Gray"...[read more]


March 12,2015

Cox Charities Virginia Awards $135,000 to 15 Non-Profits Supporting Youth and Education Initiatives

Chesapeake, Va. - Cox Charities provides funding to non-profit groups supporting youth, education, and technology within Cox Virginia communities...[read more]


November 21, 2014

Freedom Shrine Dedication Ceremony

Hampton, Va. - The Wythe Exchange Club and the Downtown Hampton Exchange Club joined Old Point National Bank in presenting Freedom Shrine documents to DHCDC...[read more]


December 2013

Shipyard CEO names DHCDC example

DAILY PRESS, Peninsula Voices - Mike Petters' editorial in the Daily Press described how workforce development begins in early childhood, and how our program is a great model...[read more]


April 2013

Mike Petters, shipyard CEO, to speak for early child education

DAILY PRESS - Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries in Newport News, says he thinks raising a child is a lot like building a ship - you have to lay a strong foundation...[read more]


January 24, 2013

New Exchange Club determined to serve Hampton

DAILY PRESS - Energetic start and ambitious plans for new club whose members have attended many events already...[read more]


October 4, 2012

Volunteers help out on 'Day of Caring'

DAILY PRESS - Photo and caption in Hampton Town Square section of the Daily Press featuring Day of Caring volunteers...[read more]


May 3, 2012

Mike London pays a visit to students

DAILY PRESS - Photo and caption in Hampton Town Square section of the Daily Press about the celebrity keynote speaker at our annual fundraising breakfast...[see more]