PECES Receive Books

Prince Edward Preschoolers and Kindergartners Receive Books
Posted on 08/26/2021
Prince Edward Preschoolers and Kindergartners Receive BooksQuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) is pleased to report that 216 preschoolers and kindergartners at Prince Edward County Elementary School recently received books and giveaways to kick off the new school year. Thanks to the generosity of Luck Stone, these “lucky” kids were given goodie bags of books, Go Bananas for QuickStart! cards, mini reading rubber duckies and banana-scented bookmarks.
Jennifer Kinne, Family & Community Engagement Liaison for Prince Edward County Public Schools, says, “We are so grateful for the support of Luck Stone and QuickStart Tennis. Supporting the kids and families in Prince Edward County is important work and it takes the whole community to be successful.”
Lynda Harrill, adds, “What a great way to start the new school year with a purple (the school color, of course) goodie bag loaded with books and FUN giveaways, including the Go Bananas! cards for Reading, Bananas, Carrots, Lean Meats, Pasta and the poster card. Many thanks to the folks at Luck Stone for all the smiling eyes in the photos.”

Please visit our website to learn more about what QCV is doing to promote physical activity, healthy eating and early childhood literacy for preschoolers and kindergartners through our Racquets for Reading!!! initiative.

Want to be a great adult?

Play tennis! Read books! Eat healthy! Have FUN!!!

Be a QuickStart kid!

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QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia is an all-volunteer, grassroots Community Tennis Association established in 2009 as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization to promote, develop and grow QuickStart Tennis in the heart of Virginia for all beginners, especially underserved youth, using the kid-sized QuickStart Tennis format. QCV’s service area includes, Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Franklin, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mecklenburg, Nelson, Nottoway, Orange, Patrick Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Powhatan and Rappahannock counties and the cities of Charlottesville, Danville and Martinsville, plus under a special arrangement, King George County. We currently serve 212 schools with 99,000 kids, 15 parks & recreation departments, three Boys & Girls Clubs and two YMCAs in 27 counties and three independent cities. We have also gotten tennis into PE classes in 37 additional schools with 16,000 students in communities outside our service area.

Visit QCV at www.quickstartcentral.org and on Facebook.

For additional information, contact quickstartcentral@comcast.net.