RESTON, VA, (April 7, 2011) — Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) today announced that LandCurrent has been selected as one of 28 playground and plays space companies, equipment manufacturers, and other creators of playground and play space-related resources for inclusion on its 2011 HSBS Preferred Vendor Catalog (PVC).
The elite group of vendors have been vetted by a panel of early childhood movement professionals and selected for their offer of discounts and value-added packages of safe and developmentally appropriate products for recipients of the upcoming HSBS 2011 Play Space Grant Awards. Nearly $2 million in Play Space Grants will be awarded to Head Start Centers across the country this year by HSBS to improve their outdoor play spaces. Grant recipients will be able to purchase uniquely designed value-added packages created by the HSBS Preferred Vendors at a minimum discount of 20% off the retail price.
According to Anita Van Asperdt, principal at LandCurrent “We are pleased to be identified for the second year in a row, as a Head Start Body Start Preferred Vendor and be able to support Head Start programs across the country in developing their outdoor natural play spaces”.
LandCurrent joins HSBS in its efforts to promote healthy lifestyles. Learn more about LandCurrent’s participation and the Play Space Grants on the HSBS website at www.headstartbodystart.org.