b'Gingerbread WonderlandA magical Gingerbread Wonderland was designed and created by Baking & Pastry Arts Instructors and Certified Executive Pastry Chefs, Cathy Barron ad Seana Sullivan along with students at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The second floor of the building was transformed into an edible holiday extravaganza, including an ugly sweater themed house, a sleigh wash, a gift shop, an ice cream shop, and of course, Santas house!Thousands of guests participated in the family-friendly holiday activities inside NFCI and some talented home chefs made their own gingerbread houses as a part of the annual gingerbread competition sponsored by Delaware North. Visitors pose for pictures with a life-size gingerbreadhouse and Santa during Gingerbread WonderlandEventsChild DevelopmentCenter Ribbon-CuttingAn official ribbon cutting for the John R. Oishei Child Development Center was held in October of 2019.A generous grant provided by the John R. Oishei Foundation enabled the Child Development Center John R. Oishei Child Development Center ribbon cutting to relocate to the Learning Commons, expanding programming and space to accommodate the evolving needs of children in attendance.The center is officially accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, which recognizes outstanding early childhood education programs that meet national standards of high-quality President William J. Murabito, John. R. Oishei Foundationcare and education.President Robert D. Gioia & Sr. Vice President of Programs Blythe T. Merrill, Chairman William L. Ross2019-2020 Annual Report13'