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Date(s) - 26/05/2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Lester Public Library


Presented by special guest Dr Dipesh Navsaria. Dr Dipesh Navsaria is a pediatrician, occasional children’s librarian, public health professional and child health advocate A dynamic speaker who easily translates basic science and clinical medicine for a wide variety of audiences in order to shape programs and policy, Dr Navsaria lectures locally, regionally and nationally on early literacy, early brain and child development, child health advocacy and technology.

Doors open at 6:00 PM and light refreshments will be served. This event is FREE and open to any member of the community that is interested in early literacy and children’s overall health and school success.

Dr. Navsaria will also talk about the Reach Out and Read program that was introduced to Manitowoc County in September of 2014. This program will be held at the Silver Lake College Franciscan Center for Music Education & Performance.

Funding for this speaker provided by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families-Family Foundations Comprehensive Home Visitation Program. This program is sponsored by Reach Out and Read of Manitowoc & Calumet County, United Way of Manitowoc County, Holy Family Memorial, Silver Lake College, UW Extension, Lakeshore Family Resources, Investing Early Initiative of Manitowoc County, and Lakeshore Cap, Inc.