HARRIS-STOWE STATE UNIVERSITY TO HOST MARINES AT WILLIAM L. CLAY SR. EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND PARENTING EDUCATION CENTER TO CELEBRATE MARINE WEEK
Marines Will Read to Children at Center to Promote Literacy and Perform Puppet Show Educating Children on the Importance of Military Service
WHO: Harris-Stowe State University, a four-year institution that offers 14 degree programs in the areas of accounting, business administration, biology, criminal justice, early childhood education, elementary education, health care management, hospitality and tourism management, information sciences and computer technology, mathematics, middle school education, professional interdisciplinary studies, secondary education and urban education. Ranked by U.S. News as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Midwest, the University, which has been in existence for more than 150 years, offers the most affordable bachelor’s degree in the metropolitan area.
WHAT: Marine Week St. Louis will be held from June 20 through June 26, 2011 in St. Louis, MO. As part of the week’s festivities, Marine Corps members will be reading stories to children, ages three to five, to promote literacy, education and the role of the military. Members of the St. Louis news media are invited and encouraged to attend.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 9 a.m.
ATTENTION MEDIA – Members of the media are invited to attend this event to take photos of the children and marines interacting. Please contact the Harris-Stowe State University Communications Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (314) 265-5237.
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