Member Media Release: Willowbrae Academy Grand Opening in New Westminster, British Columbia

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94 Garland Avenue, Suite 201
City of Lakes Business Park
Dartmouth NS B3B 0A7 CANADA
902. 481.5435 OFFICE
902. 482.3223 FAX
www.Wi l lowbr aeAcademy .com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2015

New Westminster, April 2015 Willowbrae Academy’s newest franchise location is now open in New Westminster, British Columbia. Owner Kevin Yan is very pleased to announce Shelley Davidson has joined the team as Director overseeing the new Academy. Shelley brings over 20 years of experience in early childhood education to her role. She has been working in the Surrey area her entire career, specializing in childcare, training and program implementation for families with children ages six months to 5 years.
“My team is dedicated to providing a wonderful home away from home for kids. A special place where children come to grow,” affirms Yan. “We have created something very unique in New Westminster with the exclusive advantages of being a Willowbrae Academy franchise providing secure online live-views for parents, bio-metric access control, healthy chef-prepared meals and snacks, the BodyBreak KIDFIT Program (supported by Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod) and individualized daily email reports for parents.”
“We are very excited to welcome Kevin and his team to our Willowbrae Academy family”, said Wayne Cochrane, President and CEO of Willowbrae Academy Corporate. “Quality childcare is a priority for families and every day we strive to provide a superior experience for our children, parents, and Early Childhood Educators.”
The New Westminster Academy is hosting its grand opening and open house on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 starting at 10:30 am. Hal Johnson, Joanne McLeod (BodyBreak) and Wayne Cochrane (Willowbrae Academy CEO) will be on hand to talk to families as well as the media.
Originating in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Willowbrae Academy is a Canadian early-childhood education success story. With New Westminster as its first location in British Columbia, Willowbrae is taking its formula beyond Nova Scotia also opening Academies in Alberta and Ontario.
Parents interested in the New Westminster location, or individuals with franchise inquiries, can visit Willowbrae’s website to learn more.
About Willowbrae Academy
Willowbrae Academy offers childcare for children ages four months to 12 years. Through programs supporting all areas of early childhood education, Willowbrae provides physical, social, emotional and cognitive development for its students. Its exclusive Learning Tree educational program combines three methods of learning: Emergent, High Scope and Montessori. Daily programs include indoor and outdoor play.
Recognizing a foundation for healthy living is important, Willowbrae partnered with BodyBreak’s Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod to develop BodyBreak KID FIT. A healthy-living initiative, the program is designed to educate children and parents about the importance of daily physical activity, rest and sleep, healthy food choices, and other positive lifestyle habits.
Willowbrae Academy has sold 13 franchises in Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario and is a proud member of the Canadian Franchise Association.
Media Inquiries:
Wayne Cochrane
President & CEO, Willowbrae Academy Corporate
902 830 4761

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