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Author and Illustrator sessions: Fun and educational!

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Claire’s Lasting Legacy

The following are remarks by Executive Director Heather Gallant at the Claire’s Night reception on May 16, 2013. “Thank you all for coming this evening, and thank you, Chrys [Peterson WTOL news anchor], for serving as our master of ceremonies … Continue reading

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Moving Forward by Julie K. Rubini

As the Claire’s Day book festival draws near, it’s important for us to reflect on the mission and founding of our organization. One of the best people to share her thoughts on the founding is Claire’s mom. The following is … Continue reading

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Claire’s Day to Visit 23 Local Schools

You are probably familiar with the Claire’s Day book festival, but did you know that the Claire’s Day authors and illustrators also visit local schools? For the past eight years, during the week leading up to the Claire’s Day family … Continue reading

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Honor your school’s most-improved readers with a C.A.R.E. Award!

Claire’s Award for Reading Excellence (C.A.R.E.) recognizes students who demonstrate marked improvement in their reading skills over the course of a school year. Teachers may nominate one most-improved reader from their 1-8 grade class. Students will be honored in a … Continue reading

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Toledo Rotary Foundation awards $5,000 grant to expand Claire’s Day Author Visits to five new Toledo Public Schools

On March 1, 2013, the Toledo Rotary Foundation and its Club Board of Directors awarded a grant of $5,000 to expand the Claire’s Day School Visit Program to five new Toledo Public Schools. The Claire’s Day Authors School Visit Program … Continue reading

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Claire’s Day awards grants totaling $3,800 to local schools

As a part of its Authors School Visit program, Claire’s Day connects authors and illustrators to local schools as a way to enhance students’ literary experience. On Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., representatives from schools participating in this … Continue reading

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Engaging Students through Claire’s Day Enrichment Activities

During the week of May 13-17, the Claire’s Day authors and illustrators will visit schools across Northwest Ohio. If your school is scheduled to welcome an author or illustrator, you can begin to introduce your special guest to your students … Continue reading

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Brad Rubini Featured in NOBIDA Article: “Claire’s Day – A Growing Legacy”

The newsletter of the Northern Ohio Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (NOBIDA) recently featured Brad Rubini, Co-Founder of Claire’s Day. The article highlights one of the main events at Claire’s Day – the C.A.R.E Awards and what these awards … Continue reading

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C.A.R.E. Awards Bring Out the Best in Us

When Park Elementary fifth grader Nathan Schock was awarded a Claire’s Award for Reading Excellence (C.A.R.E.) at Claire’s Day in May 2012, he did something unusual: he asked Claire’s Day author Brandon Marie Miller to autograph his book for his … Continue reading

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