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Barbara Bush Foundation For Family Literacy Secures Vice President For Corporate Giving

Tallahassee, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy welcomes Adine Zornow, Vice President for Corporate Giving and Signature Events. Zornow has 14 years fundraising experience and will oversee a comprehensive development plan to obtain corporate gifts that will […]

Barbara Bush Foundation For Family Literacy Welcomes Strategic Alliances Director, Hutton Hinson

Tallahassee, FL – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce Hutton Hinson as the Director, Strategic Alliances, where she will work on fundraising initiatives and cultivate development strategies to advance the Foundation’s vision […]

Ardmore residents graduate from local literacy programs

Guest Column: Published in The Ardmoreite The Ardmore community has a reason to celebrate. Last Thursday evening, more than 50 adult students graduated at the Ardmore Convention Center from local literacy programs. What makes this graduation special is that these individuals had given up on their education at some point in their lives, but then […]

Former Advertising Council Executive To Join Barbara Bush Foundation For Family Literacy Board Of Directors

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of the Advertising Council Peggy Conlon is joining the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s Board of Directors. Conlon will begin her three-year term on the Board immediately. “Peggy Conlon retired as the President and CEO of the Ad Council just last month, and we’re elated that without pause, […]

Barbara Bush Foundation For Family Literacy Writing Contest Deadline Extended

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is extending its deadline for the Florida Celebration of Reading Writing Contest, open to middle and high school students in Southwest Florida, including Lee, Charlotte, Collier and Hendry counties, to Friday, Jan. 30. The essay topic will focus on the following aspect of Markus Zusak’s award-winning book, The […]

Celebrating achievement, looking toward the future

The Ardmore community has a reason to celebrate. Last Thursday evening, more than 50 adult students graduated at the Ardmore Convention Center from local literacy programs. What makes this graduation special is that these individuals had given up on their education at some point in their lives, but then made the heroic decision to go […]

Mentoring is a Bush family tradition, this month make it yours, too

By Dorothy Doro Bush Koch January 20, 2015 – FoxNews.com As my children have grown older and I have become an empty nester, I find myself reflecting on the many days and nights I spent helping my four children with their homework. Many times it felt like a thankless job, and I had to relearn […]

Mentoring is a Bush family tradition, this month make it yours, too

As my children have grown older and I have become an empty nester, I find myself reflecting on the many days and nights I spent helping my four children with their homework. Many times it felt like a thankless job, and I had to relearn fourth-grade science and social studies. But I could remember those […]

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and Dollar General Honor New GED Graduates of the Ardmore Barbara Bush Literacy Corps

Local literacy programs held an inspiring graduation ceremony for 100 adult students who got a second chance in finishing their education.  Several of these graduates participated in the Ardmore Barbara Bush Literacy Corps literacy program sponsored by The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Thursday, Jan. 15. The […]

Gov. Jeb Bush to host Celebration of Reading in Bonita Springs on Feb. 13

For the 15th consecutive year, Gov. Jeb Bush brings the Florida Celebration of Reading event to Southwest Florida to raise funds for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, which helps children and parents learn to read together through innovative family literacy and teen mentoring programs. This year’s Florida Celebration of Reading event and dinner […]

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