Amanda Flanagan accepts the 2012 Parent of the Year award from Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission Executive Director Courtney Thomas during the agency’s annual meeting. Flanagan volunteers at the Early Head Start Program, where her daughter MaKaylee is a student. Flanagan was noted for her work on the Head Start Policy Council and helping other parents and families in the program.
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