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November 8, 2013

Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza

When: Back to Calendar November 11, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Smothers Elementary School
4400 Brooks Street Northeast
Washington,DC 20019
Cost: FREE
Contact: Leen Zada

Octo Consulting Group in partnership with First Book will hold the Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza, a book drive to improve literacy rates in the District of Columbia’s Ward 7 Community on Monday, November 11th from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m at Smothers Elementary School (4400 Brooks Street NE Washington, DC 20019).

Spearheaded by Octo Consulting Group, the Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza has raised enough funds to ensure that all 3,499 students in the 12 elementary schools of Ward 7 will at least receive one new book.  Elected officials, school principals, sponsors, students and parents will attend The Ward 7 Reads! Extravaganza and deliver books to educators for distribution in their classrooms. In addition, educational seminars on the school lottery, reading programs and after school programs along with fun activities will also take place at the Smothers Elementary School.


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