How many child care providers serve Douglas County, how many children they can care for, what the current need is, how this is impacting local businesses and other topics will be addressed at Noontime Knowledge on Monday, Sept. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Avenue E., presented by the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

Speaker Kari Stattelman will go over these topics on combating the child care shortage. Learn the results of a local child care survey and share in open discussion about this community issue. The event is free and includes lunch; no RSVP needed.