FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 2017
Colneth Smiley Jr.
MARIO BATALI FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES TRIPLE INITIATIVE FOR BOSTON’S
CHILDREN WITH PROGRAMS FOCUSED ON LITERACY AND NUTRITION
WHAT: Action for Boston Community Development’s Dorchester Head Start is proud to open its new children’s library, thanks to a grant from the Mario Batali Foundation!
WHEN: FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 1:30 to 3 p.m.
WHO: Celebrity chef and local restaurateur Mario Batali will read to ABCD Head Start children.
Guests speakers include Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano.
WHERE: 198 Geneva Ave, Dorchester – ABCD’s Gertrude Townsend Dorchester Head Start & Early Head Start
BACKGROUND: The Mario Batali Foundation (MBF) will announce details of three integrated programs in Boston to encourage nutrition education and love of books for children. Following remarks from event organizers and guests, Chef Batali will read Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham to the children. The reading will conclude as organizers, supporters, and sponsors dedicate the new MBF/Books for Kids library with a ribbon-cutting and “Carrot Crunch” to toast the event.
For more information, contact ABCD Head Start & Children’s Services, (617)348-6317.