MEDIA ADVISORY                                                               FURTHER INFORMATION:
May 30, 2000                                                                                                                                           Patricia Harris-Morehead at (615) 313-4707

EDITORS: Public Chapter 442 (the "Sunshine Law") enacted by the 88th General Assembly requires public notice of meetings of all government bodies whose action can affect public policy. Listed below is a schedule of the meetings, special seminars, or workshops sponsored by DHS during the month of June.

DATE
TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
June 8 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corporation (TCCFC) Board of Directors Regularly scheduled meeting to discuss the mission of the Board and the direction of the program. 400 Deaderick St.
Citizens Plaza Bldg.
3rd Floor Conference Room
Nashville, TN
June 108:30 a.m. 12:00 noon Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corporation (TCCFC) "Starting a Child Care Business"- Small Business Seminar that focuses on business planning; visions/goals; building organizational capacity; and developing leaders and child care. Registration Fee: $20 (Advance) Registration Fee: $25 (Day of class) Pre-registration is required to participate in this seminar and the fee is non-refundable. For more information, call 1-888-413-CCFCPutnam County DHS Office
269 East South Willow Ave.
Conference Room
Cookeville, TN
June 1512:00 noon 3:00 p.m. Families First Advisory Council Regularly scheduled meeting. 400 Deaderick St.
Citizens Plaza Bldg.
Puett Conference Room 15th Floor
Nashville, TN
June 15 1:00 5:00 p.m. Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corporation (TCCFC) "Starting a Child Care Business"- Small Business Seminar that focuses on the legal aspects of business; developing a business plan; record keeping/accounting; developing a budget; and tax planning. Registration Fee: $25 (Advance) Pre-registration is required to participate in this seminar and the fee is non-refundable. For more information, call 1-888-413-CCFC Chattanooga State Office Bldg.
540 McCallie Ave.
6th Floor, Room 607
Chattanooga, TN
June 159:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Tennessee Child Care Stakeholders Meeting Third meeting of work group charged with developing a rated licensing system for TNDepartment of Human Services
900 Second Ave. North
Conference Room
Nashville, TN
June 169:00 a.m. 12:30 midday Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corporation (TCCFC) "Starting a Child Care Business"- Small Business Seminar that focuses on loan packaging; personnel/labor issues; wages; building design/renovation & construction; computers and child care. Registration Fee: $25 (Advance) Pre-registration is required to participate in this seminar and the fee is non-refundable. For more information, call 1-888-413-CCFC Chattanooga State Office Bldg.
540 McCallie Ave.
6th Floor, Room 607
Chattanooga, TN

Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings should contact the Department of Human Services to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Contact may be in person, by writing, or by telephone, and should be made as soon as possible prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time for the department to provide such aid or service.

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