Table talk turns League Club fundraiser into a roomful of fantasy – Harriet Howard Heithaus, Naples Daily News March 11, 2019 This was going to be a lunch like no other: If you weren’t sharing a table with Big Bird, you … Continue reading →
Books for Collier Kids celebrated the distribution of 1 million books at its sold-out event on February 28, 2018. .
HENRIKSON, SANGHVI JOIN BOOKS FOR COLLIER KIDS BOARD Books for Collier Kids (BCK) (www.BooksforCollierKids.org) announced that Mary Henrikson and Hina Sanghvi have joined the 2017 board of directors. Henrikson brings an extensive background with national and global charities in Connecticut, including the National … Continue reading →
Summer Slide Guest Commentary by Mary Polizzotto, Ph.D. and educator While the term “Summer Slide” conjures up a playful image, the results of this phenomenon are anything but fun and carry lifelong consequences for our children. Summer Slide refers to … Continue reading →
STARFISH! In the past seven years it has given more than 350,000 books to pre-kindergarten through second-grade students in Head Start and Title I school programs. No wonder First Book will be honored by the Community Foundation of Collier County … Continue reading →
The First Book-Collier County program, a local nonprofit encouraging literacy among our disadvantaged young children, will once again celebrate the March 2 birthday of Theodore Geisel, known to millions worldwide as Dr. Seuss, with a “Stay at Home and Read” … Continue reading →
First Book-Collier County celebrates the birthday of Theodor Geisel, lovingly known as Dr. Seuss, with a “Stay at Home and Read” fundraiser on Sunday, March 2, in conjunction with the national Read Across America literacy movement. Karina Maciel, with classmate … Continue reading →
Norris Furnishings, Barnes & Noble and Naples Daily News sponsored the recent Writer ‘s Domain event on January 9 and 11, 2014. Click here for complete information.
Two early education experts offer recommendations for books to give the children on your list this holiday season. Inside Pelican Bay – November 2013 by Mary Polizzotto, Ph.D., and Deborah Shaver, M.Ed. Community contributors Holidays are a wonderful time to … Continue reading →
First Book-Collier County is proud to announce that Debby Shaver, book distribution co-chair, was named a 2013 Distinguished Volunteer by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Everglades Chapter. Ms. Shaver was recognized during the National Philanthropy Day Celebration at 5:30 p.m., … Continue reading →