(Carroll County, OH) October 27, 2021 – Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine will promote the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library program at three book readings in northeast Ohio on Thursday, October 28. The three separate book readings will be at Trumbull Community Action Program’s Head Start Warren West in Trumbull County, the Little Friends Preschool in Columbiana County, and Carroll County District Library. First Lady DeWine will host a media availability following each event.
WHO: Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine | WHAT: Three separate book readings
Event 1: Book Reading at Trumbull Community Action Program’s Head Start Warren West
Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | 1230 Palmyra Road SW | Warren, Ohio 44485
Event 2: Book Reading at Little Friends Preschool
Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. | 1028 Jennings Avenue | Salem, Ohio 44460
Event 3: Book Reading at Carroll County District Library
Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. | 70 2nd Street NE | Carrollton, Ohio 44615
NOTE: Media must check in with any event security and present media credentials to enter these events.
About Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library in Carroll County
Through Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library, any child in Carroll County, under the age of five, is eligible to receive a new book in the mail monthly, at no cost to the family. Studies have shown that children with 25 books in their home are more likely to complete an additional two years of school than their peers. In 2020, this program delivered more than 1,800 specially selected books mailed in the child’s name directly to their home, preparing them for a love of learning.UnitedWay of Greater Stark County is the affiliate sponsor of Ohio Governor’s Library in Carroll County, and the program is brought to the county through partnerships with Bowerston Public Library, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Carroll County District Library, Carroll County Job & Family Services, Carroll County General Health District, Carrollton Exempted School District, and Family and Children First Council. Register your child today at uwstark.org/imagination-library
About United Way of Greater Stark County
For nearly 100 years, United Way of Greater Stark County has served Stark and Carroll Counties. During that time, we have continued to build a better, equitable community where every person has the potential for a healthier life, a better education and more financial stability. We look to the future through our investment priorities, which ensure our community will have the foundation it needs to thrive: Access to Health, Childhood Success, Youth Success, Economic Mobility and Basic Housing Needs. With the support of volunteers, community partners and donors, we invest donor dollars efficiently and effectively into local community programs serving the most critical needs. Learn more at uwstark.org.