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Sat, Oct 28

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Charlottesville

The Childrens Tapestry

A Book and Information Fair for Children's Health Issues

The Childrens Tapestry
The Childrens Tapestry

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Charlottesville, 501 College Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

About the webinar

Prepare for a day of learning, empowerment, and community building at The Children's Tapestry, a health and literacy fair scheduled for Saturday, October 28th, from 10 am until 2 pm. This remarkable event will take place at the Dickinson Center at Piedmont Community College, located at 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902.

The primary objectives of The Children's Tapestry are to build a vibrant community, provide engaging educational resources, and create a fundraising event for the Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville that benefits children, parents and authors. The event is organized by KWE Publishing in collaboration with Morgan James Publishing with a focus on children's health issues.

Some of the critical topics covered include:

- Early-onset hearing loss

- Importance of early eye health checks

- Diabetes

- Autism

- Congenital heart disease

- Children born prematurely

- Heart health

- Mental health

- Disabilities

The Children's Tapestry will feature:

-Subject matter experts, including authors and speakers

- Vendor booths featuring valuable information and resources, including children's books.

- Engaging activities for children.

- Speaker presentations and smaller conference rooms, with designated schedules to accommodate attendees.

- Promotion and advertising of the event to students, teachers, and parents through various channels.

“In the pages of a book, we find the building blocks of imagination, the keys to knowledge, and the threads of connection that weave vibrant communities together,” says Kim Wells Eley, CEO of KWE Publishing and the founder of the event. “When we gather to discuss children’s health issues, and learn and engage through books, we find the true wealth of a community."

Speakers will include: 

-Valerie James Abbott

-Emily Deaton

-Neha Bajaj

-Alana Ritenour

-Dr. Lisa Bennett

Authors will include:

-Dr. Kimberly Matthews

-Michel Miller

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