Romero Britto artwork created especially for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Celebration of Reading in Florida

February 05, 2016 , Save the date!

The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa - Bonita Springs, Florida

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florida-1The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is the nation’s leading advocate for family literacy.  The Foundation provides access to and choice of educational opportunities for young children and their parents. The goals of the Foundation are simple: we want children to start school ready to excel and help parents improve their literacy skills.

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Celebration Committee

A very special thank you to our host committee members for 2015!


  • Jeb and Columba Bush

Statewide Host Committee

  • Carol Jenkins Barnett, Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Romero Britto, International Pop Artist and Artistic Activist
  • Sandra & Jeb Bush Jr., Spokespersons for Barbara Bush Foundation
  • Carol Dover, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • Honorable Tom & Ann Grady, Founding Co-Chairs, Florida Celebration of Reading
  • Peter Jacobsen, PGA Tour Professional
  • Fred & Autumn Karlinsky, Attorney, Parents and Champions for Reading
  • Tom & Carol Kuntz, Family Literacy Advocates
  • Piyush Patel, Kyra InfoTech
  • Fred & Stephanie Pezeshkan, Founding Co-Chairs, Florida Celebration of Reading
  • Senator Garrett & Diana Richter, Barbara Bush Foundation Advocates

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What We Do

We prepare children for school and help their parents improve their literacy skills by providing access to high-quality family literacy programs nationwide.