Cahaba Medical Care celebrates Rx for Summer Reading
in four practices
The practices of Cahaba Medical Care -- Centreville, Maplesville, West End and Woodstock --joined other Reach Out and Read-Alabama pediatric practices and clinics across the state in celebrating 11 years of stories this summer with the eighth annual Rx for Summer Reading campaign that promotes families reading together.
Along with fun summer-themed activities, including creating crafts, singing, coloring and reading,copies of the book Sometimes I Feel Sunny by Gillian Shields was given to the children in attendance through the partnership with Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services and Early Intervention.
Celebrity readers including Stephanie Kemmer, Bibb County Judge of Probate; Sheila Tyson, Birmingham City Council; April Weaver, State Representative; Andreia Williams White, MD, Cahaba Medical Care Maplesville; attended many of the events and read to the children in attendance.
Families also received a written prescription to become involved in the summer reading program, “Build a Better World,” at their local libraries.