Childhood Memories Come Alive at Highlights for Children!

WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) A childhood favorite magazine, with a presence in Wayne County, is opening its doors for a inside look at their publications.
      "Highlights for Children" will open to the public this Saturday (December 9).
      Eyewitness News Reporter Lauren Hensley has a preview of the fun.
Step inside this historic home on 803 Church Street in Honesdale---and you step right into the imagination of a child.
 
    "Highlights" Editorial office has called this building home since 1964.
    And for many it's employees the personal connection started when they were young
 
"I cleaned out my old bedroom and found a poster on which I had put 'things I like' and I cut out the logo for "Highlights"magazine. "Said Allison Kane, an Assistant Editor for Highlights


"I went to the doctor a lot as a child, so,  So I saw highlights a lot, I'm just kidding. " laughs Dan Flannery, Digital Producer.
    The magazines' rich history dates back to the 1940s.
    Dr. Garry Myers and his wife Caroline started it.  
    Since than it has expanded to 4 magazines....
 


    Books....
    And even a digital presence.
 
"I think they would be happy but i don't think they would be surprised because they were visionaries." said Highlights Editor , Judy Burke
 
    Saturday 'Highlights' will open for a *free* holiday party.  To give people an inside look at their favorite publication.
    And after decades of publishing many of  *your* favorites remain the same.
 
    Never veering from the  motto  that started it all...."Children are the most important people"
 
"It's not just a job, you have to love kids to work here. " said Sylvia Kingston, Human Resources/Business Partner at Highlights for Children,.
You can check out all the 'Highlights' holiday fun this Saturday, December 9.
    Doors will open until 10 and the fun continues 4 o'clock in the evening.
    Best part-- all the fun is free!


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