~Project Benefits Families of Newborns & Young Children~
On Tuesday, May 15, First Lady Ann Scott will unveil her new “Love.Read.Learn!™” Baby Journal for parents of newborns in Florida.
In partnership with the nonprofit Volunteer USA Foundation, the engaging and educational scrapbook-style journal is filled with reading and learning tips, plus child wellness information. With the support of generous sponsors – Scholastic FACE, Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Tobacco Free Florida and Carnival – the journal will be distributed at no cost to new parents at hospitals throughout the state.
WHO: First Lady Ann Scott
Liza McFadden, Volunteer USA Foundation president
WHAT: First Lady Scott Unveils Florida “Love.Read.Learn!™” Baby Journal
*Photo Opportunity: Mrs. Scott will visit with moms of newborns to hand-deliver baby journals and children’s books following the press conference.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
WHERE: Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Women’s Pavilion – Medical Drive
2nd Floor Classroom
*Parking – Enter TMH Women’s Pavilion via Medical Drive from Miccosukee or Centerville Roads. Travel to the Women’s Pavilion/ER ramp; look for attendants to provide parking instructions.
For more information contact:
Sarah Hansford, First Lady’s Chief of Staff, 850.717.9341
Elizabeth Hirst, Volunteer USA Foundation at 850.562.5300 or 850.509.3834