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Belvoir Federal Supports Summer Reading Program on Fort Belvoir

Jun 17, 2013 by Lewis Wood

June will kick start the Library Summer Reading Program on Fort Belvoir Army Installation offered to younger children through seniors in high school. Belvoir Federal Credit Union will support education and the military base by contributing two $100 gift certificates to the prizes.

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Woodbridge, VA, June 17, 2013 - June will kick start the Library Summer Reading Program on Fort Belvoir Army Installation offered to younger children through seniors in high school. Belvoir Federal Credit Union will support education and the military base by contributing two $100 gift certificates to the prizes.

The “Have a Book, Will Travel” Reading Program began June 15, 2013 and will end August 31, 2013. The program includes three age groups – birth to 4th grade, 5th to 6th grade, and 7th to 12th grade.

Each group has a different number of books that they are required to read. The 5th through 12th graders will select their books by spinning a globe which will dictate what style or type of book they must read. After a book is completed, the student will win a prize bag from the library on Fort Belvoir.

Katie Buxbaum, Library Technician of Van Noy Library on Fort Belvoir, who orchestrated the “Have a Book, Will Travel” Reading Program stated, “The summer reading program is a great way to keep kids engaged in learning and reading while away from school for a few months. Plus, when we encompass the program in an inviting manner that enriches the student’s experience, our hope is to keep them reading and while having fun at the same time.”

For more information about the Summer Reading Program on Fort Belvoir, contact Katie Buxbaum at 703.806.3323 or visit the library’s Web site at www.belvoirmwr.com/Facilities/Library.

About Belvoir Federal Credit Union
Belvoir Federal is a member-owned, full-service financial institution that provides the foundation for the financial success of our Members. Belvoir Federal, a not-for-profit organization, has served the Fort Belvoir and U.S. Armed Forces community since 1946. For more information about Belvoir Federal, please visit www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org. 

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