Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam Promote the First Lady’s Read20 Family Book Club with Nashville SoundsThursday, June 14, 2012 | 05:52 pm
Promotional night with the Nashville Sounds to encourage Tennessee family participation
NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam visited the Nashville Sounds, a minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, to promote her Read20 Family Book Club.
Launched on June 1, the Read20 Family Book Club was created to highlight early literacy and parental engagement in children’s academic lives, encouraging Tennessee families to read together for at least 20 minutes each day this summer. The visit to the Nashville Sounds today was part of Mrs. Haslam’s commitment to promote her early literacy initiative throughout the state this summer, through delivering books to children and visiting with Tennessee families.