I have had SO much fun with my new position here at the company! I really can't complain about giving books to people who are in need...especially children in Africa! Last week we announced that we will donate 500,000 books to Books for Africa! How cool is that! I'm so proud of this company and of the people in the company who support our book giveaway program.
I even got to dress up and attend the Books for Africa 25th Anniversary Gala event last Friday. Senator Amy Klobuchar sat next to us and I had her ear for a few minutes. So I told her that her mother taught my son Bobby in second grade and what an amazing teacher she was. Next thing I know, Senator Klobuchar is talking about our discussion and how her mother instilled a love of books in every one of her students...and her daughter...and her students' parents (me)...everyone! Which just happens to be what Books for Africa is doing for the children in Africa!
Below is a picture of Senator Klobuchar and me. The picture on the right is of Tom Warth (founder of Books for Africa), Two Representatives from Rivers State, Nigeria and me. It was a very fun evening!