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Brownieland May #10in10 featuring the Early Reading Project

In honor of National Get Caught Reading Month, Brownieland Pictures’ Robyn Ellis Kranz volunteered as a Mystery Reader at Woodward Elementary to two awesome Kindergarten classes! Robyn read the book “Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born” by Jamie Lee Curtis, and each of the children got to take a book home.

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Ferst Foundation and First Lady Deal Celebrate Literacy with Retired Educators

March 29, 2017 | Fine Arts Center Barnesville, GA. - Lamar County preschoolers gathered Wednesday to celebrate the announcement of Lamar County Retired Educators Association and Margaret Fluellyn as the “Favorite Reader” winner of the Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy (FFCL)/Georgia Retired Educators Association’s (GREA) “For the Love of Reading” Challenge video contest. Ms. Fluellyn recreated her winning performance as she entertained the audience with a spirited reading of Georgia author Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat – I Love My White Shoes. Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal, herself a former educator, was on hand to present the “Favorite Reader” award and speak about the importance of early childhood literacy.

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Ferst Foundation Chosen for Rite Aid’s KidCents Charity

Great News! Ferst Foundation has been selected as one of only 16 charities in Georgia to be part of Rite Aid's KidCents program.

Imagine the change
your change could make.

Participate in KidCents to round up your purchases at Rite Aid and give the change to Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy for kids in our communities.

Rite Aid has long been committed to helping our communities live well. That’s why The Rite Aid Foundation introduced KidCents, an easy way for wellness+ with Plenti members to make a difference.

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