Families invited to Weinland Park event

A special event in Weinland Park will celebrate parents and all they do for children. 

Parents Anonymous of Ohio, CDC Head Start, Moms2B and the Godman Guild are hosting a Parent Extravaganza from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Schoenbaum Family Center, 175 E. Seventh Ave., Columbus 43201.

Speakers include Dr. Lisa Pion-Berlin, president and CEO of Parents Anonymous Inc.; Columbus City Councilman Michael Stinziano; state Sen. Charleta Tavares (D-Columbus); and Michael Wilkos of The Columbus Foundation. 

According to the event announcement, in addition to the speakers, there also will be activities for children and an awards ceremony.

Parents Anonymous is observing February as National Parent Leadership Month and is using it as an opportunity to honor parents for their role in strengthening families and their communities. For more information about the organization, go to parentsanonymous.org.