Planning Underway for Missourian Family Reading Night

Family Reading Night, The Missourian’s annual free family reading event, will be held on Friday, March 1 at Washington Middle School. The guest author/illustrator is Lisa Papp, who will share her upcoming book, “Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog,” a February Book Buzz Pick. This will be the 19th year for the community event, sponsored by the Washington Optimist Club, School District of Washington and The Missourian. Planning Committee members pictured include: (seated) Val Jankowski, Nancy Sebastian, Ann Joyce, Dawn Kitchell, Luke Eggert, Rachael Eggert. (Standing) Ann Loesing, Amy Steffens, Danielle Snider, Laura Amlong (Franklin County Humane Society partner) and Penny Heisel. Committee members not pictured include Ruth McInnis, Chris Stuckenschneider, Erin Gaebe, Jane Haberberger, Jennifer Wirthwein, Julie Frankenberg, Judy Straatmann, Michelle Prewitt.