"10,000 Adventures" Initiative Promotes a Love of Reading with Gift of Books to Children at MetroWest YMCA

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"10,000 Adventures" Initiative Promotes a Love of Reading with Gift of Books to Children at MetroWest YMCA

Middlesex Savings Bank and First Book distribute more than 10,000 books to area schools
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

CAMPAIGN: EcoMedia

CONTENT: Press Release

September 23, 2015 /3BL Media / - MEDIA ALERT/PRESS INVITATION/PHOTO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

A unique collaboration between the nonprofit First Book and Middlesex Savings Bank will provide brand-new books to children enrolled in the MetroWest YMCA’s Schools Out program during the “10,000 Adventures” launch and reading celebration on October 1, 2015.

Employee volunteers from Middlesex Savings Bank will read aloud and provide participating children with new books to take home, courtesy of First Book and Middlesex Savings Bank. The event will celebrate Middlesex Savings Bank’s long-standing commitment to promoting a love of reading and literacy with a gift of more than 10,000 books to elementary and middle schools in Framingham, Maynard, Natick, and Westborough, Mass.  

The six schools receiving the books this fall are:

  • McCarthy Wilson Elementary, Framingham, Mass.  
  • Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Framingham, Mass.  
  • Green Meadow School, Maynard, Mass.  
  • Elsie A Hastings Elementary, Westborough, Mass.  
  • Armstrong Elementary, Westborough, Mass.  
  • Johnson Elementary, Natick, Mass. 

WHAT: Reading celebration and distribution of books to children from MetroWest YMCA’s Schools Out program.

WHO: First Book partners with Middlesex Savings Bank, and is joined by CBS Radio Boston and CBS EcoMedia to help distribute books and read aloud to children.

WHERE: MetroWest YMCA

  280 Connecticut Path

  Framingham, MA 01701

WHEN: Thursday October 1, 2015, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Media are invited to attend. Photo and interview opportunities with program representatives and volunteers will be available.

 

PRESS CONTACTS:

Middlesex Savings Bank

Lauren Curley

617-529-6463

lauren@straight-linePR.com

 

First Book

Juilia Hornaday

202-639-0114

jhornaday@firstbook.org

 

CBS EcoMedia

Theresa Schieber

929-243-6300

theresa.schieber@ecomediacbs.com

 

 

Keywords: #10000Adventures | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Armstrong Elementary | Boston | CBS EcoMedia | CBS Radio Boston | Education | Elsie A Hastings Elementary | Events, Media & Communications | First Book | Green Meadow School

CAMPAIGN: EcoMedia

CONTENT: Press Release