New Primrose School® to Break Ground on August 29 (Chicago Tribune News Link)
Preschool project contributes $5 million and 25 jobs to local economy
CHICAGO (August 25, 2017) –Plainfield families will soon have increased access to high-quality early education and care when the new Primrose School of Plainfield opens its doors. Franchise Owners Harleen Kaur and Ravipal Singh Arora will host a groundbreaking ceremony on August 29 at 9:00 a.m. alongside Mayor of Plainfield Michael Collins and representatives from the Plainfield Police Department, Plainfield Fire Protection District, Plainfield Public Library and Plainfield Chamber of Commerce.
“We have been connected to the Plainfield community for nearly 10 years and have witnessed the tremendous growth in the area,” said Harleen. “Ravi and I became Franchise Owners to better serve the community and to provide high-quality early education and care to children in the Plainfield area.”
The approximately 12,100-square-foot school will feature 11 private classrooms and 24,000-square-feet of secure, age-appropriate playgrounds. The school is poised to serve more than 180 local children and their families. The development will contribute approximately $5 million in project costs to the local economy and will bring approximately 25 new jobs to the community when operating at full capacity.
The new school is expected to open in the spring of 2018 and will be the sixth Primrose school in the greater Chicago area.
As a part of the Primrose Schools family of more than 350 schools across 29 states, Primrose School of Plainfield will offer the Primrose-exclusive Balanced Learning® approach, which blends purposeful play with nurturing guidance from teachers to encourage curiosity, confidence, creativity and compassion. The school will offer high-quality early education for children ages 6 weeks to 6-years-old and the Primrose Explorer program for after-school care for children up to age 12.
“We send the warmest of congratulations to Harleen Kaur and Ravipal Singh Arora on the groundbreaking of their new school, Primrose School of Plainfield,” said Jo Kirchner, CEO of Primrose Schools. “At Primrose, we pride ourselves on offering our Franchise Owners and teachers outstanding support and proven tools as they help children grow and learn in a safe, nurturing environment. We are confident Harleen and Ravi will do just that for the children of Plainfield and surrounding communities.”
Primrose School of Plainfield will be located at 23755 West 135th Street, Plainfield, IL 60544. For more information on the school, please visit www.PrimrosePlainfield.com. For additional information on franchise opportunities with Primrose Schools in the Chicago area or other growth markets, visit www.PrimroseFranchise.com.
About Primrose Schools®
Primrose Schools is the leader in providing premier early education and care to children and families in the United States. Founded in 1982, there are more than 350 Primrose schools in 29 states today. Each school is independently owned and operated by Franchise Owners who are provided a proven and time-tested business model and exclusive approach to early education, called Balanced Learning®. Primrose offers Franchise Owners the opportunity to invest in a rewarding business that delivers an unparalleled early learning experience for children and families in their community. For more information, visit www.PrimroseFranchise.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter, and explore our news site.