Partnering with the community for the love of literacy

LoveOfLiteracyThis year marks the 20th anniversary of Halton’s For the Love of Literacy conference – an important milestone in the history of an event that helps to support those who teach our youngest community members to develop a love of reading.

HelenKellerQuoteHalton Region plays an important role as a quality resource and partner that actively works to meet the needs of our communities. Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” It’s this attitude of working together to enhance the wellbeing and future of all our residents that makes Halton such a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire.

Not only do so many groups in the community partner to bring The Love of Literacy conference together, the event is unique because it welcomes such a wide group of people to learn how to support the next generation. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, early childhood educator, librarian or someone who loves to instill a love of reading in children, everyone is invited to join us for this special event. Register today at fortheloveofliteracy.ca.

I’m proud of Halton’s role in helping to facilitate events that help make a real difference in our community. I look forward to working together so we can continue to make Halton a great place to live, work, retire and raise a family.

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