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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on June 21, 2006

Children’s summer reading program offered by Georgetown Hospital System’s Foundation and Women’s Board

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Georgetown, SC - Beginning Wednesdays, June 21 through July 26 (excluding July 5) from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Georgetown Hospital System’s Foundation and Women’s Board will sponsor, “Children Reading for Children,” a summer reading program for children ages 6 to 14 at area libraries. The sponsored reading efforts of each child will help support the Therapy Assistance Program at NextStep Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, a member of the Georgetown Hospital Family, located in Pawleys Island. Program volunteers will register children at each library on the first reading date and monitor the reading program. All participants will be honored at a special ceremony at the end of the program on August 2. For more information, please contact our foundation office 652-1003 or 527-7470.

Flyers regarding the program may be picked up at the following libraries:
Andrews Branch Library - 105 N. Morgan Avenue in Andrews
Waccamaw Neck Branch Library – 24 Commerce Lane in Pawleys Island
Georgetown County Public Library – 405 Cleland Street in Georgetown
Carvers Bay Branch Library – 13048 Choppee Road in Hemingway


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