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First Lady Crissy Haslam to Serve as a Scholastic “Reading Ambassador” to Help Encourage Summer Reading

Monday, May 21, 2012 | 10:00am

NASHVILLE – First Lady Crissy Haslam will visit Taylor Stratton Elementary in Madison as part of Scholastic’s 6th Annual Summer Reading Challenge, a free program designed to promote the importance and fun of reading during the summer.  Haslam will join 47 other U.S. Governors’ Spouses, plus the Governors of Illinois, Vermont, and Arizona as a “Reading Ambassador” for the program.  Haslam will emphasize the importance of reading over the summer to combat the “summer slide.”

WHO:          First Lady Crissy Haslam, approximately 20 3rd grade    students, teachers, school administrators

WHAT:        Scholastic’s 6th Annual Summer Reading Challenge

WHEN:       10:30 am CDT, Tuesday, May 22, 2012

WHERE:     Taylor Stratton Elementary, 310 Old Hickory Blvd. West, Madison

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