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Innovative New Preschool to Open

By Katie Shorter | Pamlico Small Business Center After retiring from a 30-year career in the child care industry – from hands-on daily care to owning and managing 3 child care centers in Eastern North Carolina – Pamlico County’s Kim Trudo retreated to Whispering Creek Farm, her 12-acre “hobby” farm, gathering a variety of small farm animals, including ducks, goats, sheep, chickens, stray ponies, and a menagerie of other farm family members. She never imagined that retirement on her farm would lead her back to a calling to serve children….

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