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College Nannies & Tutors opens its first location in Ohio
Looking for a way to find a work-life balance and provide a much-needed resource for families, Powell resident Susan Cornish found the perfect match for herself. And more importantly, for other families in the area with College Nannies & Tutors.

Families now have a resource to assist with after-school childcare, full-time nannies, summer nannies and specialized tutoring in math, science, reading, writing, study skills, college test prep and college admissions coaching.

Founded in 2001, College Nannies & Tutors is the nation's largest resource for customized nanny and tutoring services. Combined with strong and dedicated local ownership, College Nannies & Tutors has the passion and the means to provide a nanny or tutor precisely targeted to each family's unique needs.

We all want the best for our children. Count on College Nannies & Tutors to help provide it. For more information call Susan Cornish at (740) 881-6020, e-mail scornish@collegenannies.com, visit www.collegenannies.com or www.collegetutors.com.

Is your child a future Olympian?
Columbus Parent Magazine invites kids ages 12 and younger to the 2010 McDonald's Future Olympian Kids Series. This series is designed for the entire family with an extra emphasis on getting today's kids involved with fun and fitness. The series is sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants.

Each listed event will begin with a special kids run with a 100-yard dash for ages 6 and younger, followed by a 200-yard dash for ages 7-12. All kids receive a colorful T-shirt and a special award for their efforts. Moms and dads also will have the opportunity to compete in the featured run as listed below. For details on how to register, please visit www.ultrafit-usa.com or call (614) 332-5205. We'll see you at the finish line!