In Photo: Students from Pilot Elementary School and Gov. Leviste Noble Memorial Elementary School actively listens to the book reader during the National Children’s Book Reading Day at SM Center Lemery.|
A TOTAL of 150 grade schoolers participated in the simultaneous celebration of National Children’s Book Reading Day last July 24 SM City Batangas, SM City Lipa and SM Center Lemery.
Participating schools include St. Therese of Child Jesus Multiple Intelligence School, Lemery Pilot Elementary School, Gov. Leviste Noble Memorial Elementary School and Don Leon Dolor Elementary School. Highlighting the program is the story book reading led by Eden Destacamento, Zeresa Salazar, Kassy Ira Magnaye, Rosalie Abraham and Julieta Mendoza.
In their welcoming remarks, Mall Managers Lyn Gabriel, Gemina Buenaflor and Assistant Mall Manager John Mauhay Jr., intimated their appreciation to SM’s project partners namely National Bookstore, Anvil Publishing, SM Foundation and SM Cares. They also showed the importance of book reading to holistic child development reiterated that the act of reading.
The observance of the National Children’s Book Reading Day is an annual activity among SM Malls nationwide.|