Fathers, community members join in ‘Real Men Read’ event at Head Start

Staff Reports Posted 1 June 2016 at 12:00 am

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MEDINA – About 20 men, including Medina police officer Jason Barnum, participated in the “Real Men Read” event at the Head Start in Medina on April 28.

The Head Start program promotes literacy, with the emphasis that parents are their children’s first and primary teacher.

Ryan and Jackson Lucas read a book together as part of “Real Men Read” at the Head Start center on Ensign Avenue.

Joe and Chloe Luxon read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.

Medina firefighters Ashton Lang, left, and Dillon Parker were among the volunteer readers from the community.

Kyle McMullen reads to his daughter, Kylee, during the event on April 28 at Head Start.