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ICYMI: BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCILOR DARRELL O’QUINN TO PRESENT BOOK DONATIONS TO BARRETT AND OLIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

ICYMI: Birmingham City Councilor Darrell O’Quinn to present book donations to Barrett and Oliver Elementary Schools

PRESS RELEASE                                Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Contact: Kim Garner

Phone: 205-254-2036

Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov

Tomorrow, Birmingham City Councilor Darrell O’Quinn, District 5, will be presenting a book donation to two area elementary schools.

Councilor O’Quinn will be helping both Oliver and Barrett Elementary School students and teachers kick off the new school year with a book donation totaling around $3,000.

“We’re going to be providing 83 books to each school, thanks to a generous contribution from a family friend, Paige Gardner,” said O’Quinn.  “We know that this school year is going to be a little strange and tough for students as we continued to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  I was glad to assist in get Paige’s donation to two deserving elementary schools in District 5.  These books are truly wonderful and will enrich the lives of the children at these schools.  Many are beautiful picture books encompassing a diverse array of topics from civil rights to self worth, family, and community to arts and creativity.”

Who:   District 5 Birmingham City Councilor Darrell O’Quinn

When: Estimated around 2:00pm arrival, TODAY: Tuesday, September 8th

What: Book donation

Where: Starting at Oliver Elementary School, then Barrett Elementary School

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