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[July 31, 2014]

Crown Uniform & Linen Service Applauds Innovative Summer Program at Plaistow Library

BOSTON --(Business Wire)--

Crown Uniform & Linen Service is showing support of Plaistow Public Library in Plaistow, NH, by donating apparel items for the children's summer programs.

The Plaistow Public Library is working to be more than just a place to borrow books. With programs and resources ranging from games and activities to resources for doing homework, this library serves as a community support system for knowledge and education.

This summer, the library is participating in the National Summer Reading Program. The program encourages children of all ages to read during the summer for pleasure and is a proven way of helping students build and retain their literacy skills. This year's theme is "Fizz, Boom, Read!" which encompasses science, math, technology and engineering activities.

Jenn Dawley, head of youth services, knows that firing the imaginations of young people is achieved through a variety of enrichment programs and activities that make learning fun. By incorporating a "hands on" quality to the theme, she is helping children develop an aptitude for some of the most important subjects in our education system.

Crown has the pleasure of partnering with this innovative program by donating lab coats for the children and library staff to wear while learning abot science related topics. Dressing the part adds an interactive element to the learning process, engaging the children on a physical, as well as mental, level.


The library is also helping children to develop a sense of social responsibility with a day of bread baking. The Learn, Bake, Share program was developed by King Arthur Flour of Vermont as a way to educate families about the science of baking bread and the importance of giving back to the community. Crown has donated aprons for the library staff and the King Arthur Flour representative as a small way to show support for this event.

Following the program, presented by King Arthur Flour, participating families will take a bread baking kit (donated by King Arthur Flour) home with them. Each kit contains materials to make 2 loaves of bread at home. One loaf is for the family to keep and the other loaf will be returned to the library to be donated to the local food pantry.

Jenn Dawley says, "It's a wonderful opportunity to gather as a community, learn something new, and then to give back to our community."

To learn more about the Plaistow Public Library visit www.plaistowlibrary.com

To learn more about the Learn, Bake, Share program visit www.kingarthurflour.com/learnbakeshare/

About Crown Uniform & Linen Service: Crown has been a locally owned and operated family business for 100 years, providing uniform programs, healthcare apparel services, corporate identity apparel, floor mat services, and linen services for businesses and medical facilities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. www.CrownUniform.com


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