For Immediate Release
Dana Plautz, Mrs. P Enterprises
Celebrity Storyteller MrsP.com Reads at New York School
Taking the call of President Obama to heart, Kathy Kinney AKA Mrs. P demonstrates the power of reading in her role as honorary board member of Everybody Wins! USA
NEW YORK, NY, April 01, 2009 -- Mrs. P, the redheaded star and the host of http://www.MrsP.com, the groundbreaking website celebrating books will visit New York school PS59 in her role honorary board member of Everybody Wins! USA. This is the first of her visits to some of the schools in the program to read stories from her magic library to kids.
Everybody Wins and MrsP.com have both taken the Presidents call to action seriously when it comes to reading. "We all have a responsibility...to instill in our children a love of reading so that we can give them the chance to fulfill their dreams." Barack Obama
Everybody Wins! USA, a nationally recognized literacy and mentoring organization, strives to build the skills for and a love of reading among low-income elementary students. Through its signature program, Power Lunch, Everybody Wins! brings volunteer mentors into schools for weekly one-on-one, read-aloud sessions, this increases a childs opportunities for academic and real-world success.
Mrs. P, played by actress Kathy Kinney, who in a previous life portrayed Mimi on The Drew Carey Show, also provides a free website that offers a read-aloud experience to kids all over the world. The videos at http://www.MrsP.com are an invaluable resource for families, schools, and libraries, bringing to life some of the worlds best stories for children in a fun, engaging way.