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Niwot Rotary Club spreads the love of reading

 

March 13, 2019

Vicky Dorvee

Niwot Rotary Club celebrated Read Across America by spending the morning reading Dr. Seuss books to students at Niwot Elementary School. Before heading into classrooms, the Rotarians posed for a picture. L-R back row, Dennis Daly, Thom Lynch, Marty Wehr, Pat Engstrom, Front row, Stacey Goresko, Chris Wiorek, Deb Shumar, Ron Grunzweig.

The National Education Association’s celebration Read Across America has been an annual event since 1998. What better day to revel in reading than to honor cherished children’s author Dr. Seuss? His March 2 birthday was chosen to spread the excitement of reading.

On this national celebration of the wonder and importance of reading, Niwot Rotarians, known for bringing about positive changes in the community, read stacks of Dr. Seuss’s beloved stories aloud to every grade in Niwot Elementary School.

This was the group’s sixth year of reading “One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish…” and watching smiles come over the childrens’ faces and with that, their mission to spark the love of reading was accomplished.

Vicky Dorvee

Niwot Rotary member, Marty Wehr captivated his first-grade audience as he read Dr. Seuss’s book, The Butter Battle Book, to Mrs. Easley’s class in honor of Read Across America.

 

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