VOLUNTEER FLORIDA, JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE TO HOST #BRINGABOOK INITIATIVE– Volunteer Florida and the James Madison Institute announced a service initiative in conjunction with the James Madison Institute’s Annual Policy Summit in OrlandoAug. 18-20at the Rosen shingle Creek resort, 9939 Universal Blvd. The #BringABook book drive will benefit the Central Florida Urban League and the Learning Tree at South City in Tallahassee. Volunteer Florida and JMI will collect new or gently-used elementary school level books in the Policy Retreat event registration area. JMI’s 2016 Annual Policy Summit will bring together statewide leaders to help set the Institute’s policy agenda for the year. Authors, speakers, researchers, and economists will also be on hand to address attendees. “JMI has been a longtime supporter of civics education initiatives,” said Dr.Bob McClure, JMI president and CEO. “Our Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for American Ideals regularly hosts education opportunities for K-12 and college students, such as book clubs and featured speaker seminars, and we are thrilled to support literacy projects in our larger Florida community through this service project book drive.”

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