Village of Hempstead Promotes Literacy on Read Across America Day
Arts & Culture, Local News, School & Education
By Long Island News & PR
Published: March 22 2017
Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr. and Deputy Mayor Luis Figueroa Read to Local Students
(L to R): Village of Hempstead Deputy Mayor Luis Figueroa reads Dr. Seuss books to Jackson Annex Elementary School students. Mayor Hall and Deputy Mayor Figueroa were participating in Read Across America Day as part of the Village’s commitment to advancing education and supporting Village residents of all ages.
Photo by: Village of Hempstead
Hempstead, NY - March 22, 2017 - As part of the Village’s mission to promote literacy and education, Village of Hempstead Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr. and Deputy Mayor Luis Figueroa recently celebrated Read Across America Day with Jackson Annex Elementary School. Mayor Hall and Deputy Mayor Figueroa shared their love of reading, and read aloud some of their favorite age-appropriate books to the elementary school students.
The Village of Hempstead officials also answered students’ questions and recommended additional reading. ReadAcross America Day is a nationally celebrated annual literacy program celebrated on Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
The Village is committed to advancing education and supporting Village residents of all ages to help excel both in the classroom and beyond. For more information about advocacy and educational programs happening throughout the Village, visit http://www.villageofhempstead.org.