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Barbara Bush Foundation announces Celebration of Reading student

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announced the Florida Celebration of Reading Writing Contest, open to third through fifth grade students in Southwest Florida, including Lee, Collier, Charlotte and Hendry counties. The Celebration of Reading event on Friday, Feb. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa helps raise funds for the […]

Former First Lady Promotes Literacy, Reads Across the World

By: Kessler McLaughlin, KBTX.com Former First Lady Barbara Bush is at home in Houston, recovering from a respiratory illness. However, she didn’t let that keep her from her annual event promoting literacy. An event hosted at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University was broadcast to over 55,000 students in the United […]

Southwest Florida Community Foundation hosts Barbara Bush Foundation reception

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation held a reception for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy on Tuesday, Jan. 7. More than 30 attendees from across the region gathered to hear an update from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s President Liza McFadden on current success, programs and innovations of the Bush Foundation’s work […]

Students talk to Barbara Bush

By Matthew Ward, Suffolk News-Herald Barbara Bush answered a couple of questions from Creekside Elementary School students during a videoconference Tuesday promoting literacy. About 60,000 students from schools across the nation participated in the event, said Cheryl Hendricks, a Creekside media specialist. The school was lucky enough to be allotted two student questions, she said, […]

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