Excalibur Club Honors Knock Knock Community Volunteer Cate Heroman

Richard Stiltner (far left) and John Sanford (far right) present Cate Heroman (second from right) with an Honorarium Award on behalf of The Excalibur Club of Baton Rouge. Attending representatives from the children’s museum include Knock Knock Board Chair Staci Deumite Duhe’ (middle) and Knock Knock Project Director Melissa A. Bell (second from left).   The Excalibur Club of Baton Rouge recently honored Knock Knock Education Chair Cate Heroman during the club’s November Membership Luncheon held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The club is committed to recognizing and rewarding the “unsung” heroes of our community and recognized Cate Heroman for her volunteer contributions to Knock Knock Children’s Museum, a local 501c3 organization working to establish an early learning children’s museum for the Capital Area Region. “Knock Knock Children’s Museum could not be more honored to have Cate working with us. We are very proud of the success we are making through her leadership. Her volunteer service is shinning star on Knock Knock. We gratefully thank the members of Excalibur Club for this distinguished recognition of Cate Heroman and our organization” acknowledged Knock Knock Board Chair Staci Deumite Duhe’. Cate Heroman is an early childhood consultant and former Vice President at Teaching Strategies, LLC. She has been a preschool and kindergarten teacher as well as an administrator at the Louisiana Department of Education. She is a co-author of many early childhood resources, including the Strategies for Preschool Teachers After the 2005 Hurricanes; Building Your Baby’s Brain; Literacy: The Creative Curriculum® Approach, and numerous others. Presently Mrs. Heroman serves on Knock Knock’s Board of Directors as the board’s Education Chairman and will be joining the organization’s Executive Committee as its newly elected Vice Chairman. The Excalibur Club of Baton Rouge is dedicated to recognizing and achieving excellence. Emphasis is placed on acknowledging and rewarding individuals who give of their time, talent and efforts in a special way to improve our community. Knock Knock Children’s Museum proudly joins the Excalibur Club in recognizing the dedication and passion of Cate Heroman and her steadfast contributions made to help open Knock Knock’s doors of learning to the children and families of our community. The organizations/agencies honored by the Club are those that facilitate community service leading to the betterment of Baton Rouge and its citizens, relying on volunteers to help with their mission. Past organizations and agencies previously honored by the Club include Friends of LPB, Volunteers of America, The Susan B. Komen Foundation Baton Rouge Affiliate, YWCA, Louisiana Master Gardeners, Families Helping Families, Southeast Ministries, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, BREC Foundation, The Giving Quilt, CODOFIL and Exchange Club.
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