Published March 22, 2001


The cities of Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are proud to announce nominations for the 10th Annual Family Friendly Employer of the year award.  This award is a way to publicly recognize and thank employers who support employees as they balance work/family responsibilities and who are committed to strengthening and supporting working families.

Nominate Your Employer to Recieve this Honor
Nominations must be received in the Child Care Links office by April 1, 2001.  To be eligible, employers must be located in Pleasanton, Dublin or Livermore.  Employer size and/or financial commitment are not considerations.  A nomination form may be obtained using the Child Care Links contact below.  The following criteria will be used to select the Family Friendly Employer of the Year:
  1. Recognizes the dual responsibilities that employees have to their families and their jobs, and offers strong support to help employees balance those responsibilities.
  2. Demonstrates a strong commitment to employees by offering benefits and/or policies that support and strengthen working families.  These may include, but are not limited to: Dependent Care Assistance Programs (DCAP), job protected family leave, family sick leave, flexible/part time job sharing options with benefits and advancement opportunities, resource and referral services, parent/family education program, financial assistance with child care costs, and employer sponsored child care program.
  3. Supports or sponsors community programs that benefit children and working families.

About the Awards
Child Care Links and the cities of Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore present the 10th Annual Recognition and Awards Banquet and Fashion Show, sponsored by Mervyn's California, to honor Early Childhood Professionals and Family Friendly Employers.  The event takes place on Saturday April 28, 2001.   Contact Child Care Links for tickets and additional details.  

Contact Information
Child Care Links
1020 Serpentine Lane, Suite 102, Pleasanton, California 94566
(925) 417-8733  phone     (925) 417-8740  fax     shauna@childcarelinks.org  e-mail     www.childcarelinks.org    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW