Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

CC/E to assist daycare with expansion costs

Safari Child Care & Preschool to open in Royal building this month

The Clay Central/Everly school board on July 28 agreed to help a local daycare center expand its services.

Dani Muller, owner of Milford-based Safari Child Care & Preschool, reported to the board that she has no enrollees at her planned Royal center so far. Though some families have expressed interest in sending their 3- and 4-year-olds to Safari before and after preschool, the need for services in those age groups appears to be low overall.

However, Muller said there is a need for care for infants and toddlers. Adding those age groups to Safari's services would require an architect or enginee...