On Saturday May 17 from 10:00am to 2:00pm Books and a Blanket and Young Professionals of Aggieland will host the First Annual Summer Reading Book Drive at the Arts Council of Brazos Valley, located at 2275 Dartmouth St. in College Station. Bring your new or gently used books and blankets to the Arts Council building for distribution to needy children across the Brazos Valley.
Founded two years ago by sisters Harper, age 10, and Maggie, age 8, Books and a Blanket promotes literacy and wellbeing among young students who are in need through donations of gently used and new books, and blankets.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BooksAndABlanket
Young Professionals of Aggieland is a group of forward thinkers set to engage, connect and empower young professionals shaping the future of Bryan/College Station. Through networking, personal development, and community involvement YPA, seeks to provide opportunities to its membership to grow professionally while making a significant and charitable impact on the B/CS community. Its purpose is charitable and educational.
For more than 40 years, the Arts Council of Brazos Valley has served the community with one mission: to make the arts accessible to all citizens and visitors of the Brazos Valley through funding, promotion, advocacy and partnership building. The Arts Council is a multifaceted umbrella organization supporting more than 60 affiliate arts and cultural organizations, 300,000 residents in 7 counties, Texas A&M University and more than 3.5 million Brazos Valley regional visitors annually. The Arts Council of Brazos Valley programs and activities aim to engage all residents and visitors of the community by maintaining exemplary standards of merit. For more information, visit www.acbv.org