Reach Out and Read-Alabama pediatric practices and clinics will celebrate 11 years of stories this summer with its eighth annual summer campaign that promotes families reading together. This year, copies of the book Sometimes I Feel Sunny by Gillian Shields will be prescribed by pediatric healthcare providers statewide.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? activities and events sponsored by Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, Inc. are being held at the practice on Friday, July 29 at 11 a.m. Activities will include a sing-a-long, pin the tail on the dinosaur and a story time. Dr. Rosalyn Bassett of Bassett Dental Services, LLC will also be on hand to distribute dental items to the children participating.
While Reach Out and Read-Alabama celebrates 10 years of stories this summer, Marsha Raulerson, MD, is celebrating 20 years of providing books to her patients in Brewton.
The early literacy program launched its seventh-annual summer campaign in June that promotes families reading together. Copies of How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague will be distributed along with other activities and events sponsored by Raulerson & Raulerson Physicians on Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Representative Alan Baker, House District 66, will be on hand to read to the children while emphasizing the importance of reading and sharing books together daily as part of healthy brain development.