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Books 4 Buddies kick-off, June 21

June 3, 2014: Books 4 Buddies has announced its 2014 Kick-Off, a free, fun family event scheduled from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 in the Macy’s Court at Franklin Park Mall, 5001 Monroe St.

Attendees are asked to bring new or gently-used books for youth and deposit them at the book drop-off at The Blade truck located in the parking lot between Macy’s and bd’s Mongolian Grill.

The daylong event includes the following activities and attractions:

Noon-1 p.m. – Toledo Symphony School of Music Vivace! Fiddlers, and the Ann Arbor Suzuki Flute School Ensemble

• Noon until supplies last – Cupcake decorating (courtesy of Just Baked)

• 1-3 p.m. – Clifford the Big Red Dog Meet & Greet (Note: Clifford takes periodic breaks)

• 3-5 p.m. – Jean Holden Singers

Books 4 Buddies was founded in 2012 by Toledo native Toure McCord and his grandmother Laneta Goings. The organization collects new and gently-used books for disadvantaged children and young adults, and has donated more than 30,000 books that have been delivered throughout Northwest Ohio and beyond.

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