Chesapeake Bank sponsors Virginia Reads One Book

More than 60,000 public school students and their families from across Virginia will read the same book on the same schedule.

Virginia Reads One Book, a new reading program from Richmond-based Read to Them started Friday, March 1.

Chesapeake Bank is a sponsor of this program at Lancaster County Primary School, where more than 375 students and staff will participate, reported director of marketing Paula A. Milsted.

“At kick-off events in each school, students will receive their own copies of Cleo Edison Oliver: Playground Millionaire to take home and read with their families,” said Read to Them program director Cathy Plageman. “Students will follow along as a mystery reader from the Washington Redskins…