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Dolly Dash Fun Run and Early Literacy Fair-- June 11

We are expanding Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program to Park County and we are ready to celebrate! Join us for a kick-off celebration on June 11 in Sacagawea Park, Livingston. 

The event will begin with an early literacy fair, followed by a1K and 5K Fun Run. The fair will display local partners who do excellent work to improve early literacy in our communities! 

Bring the whole family and sign your kids up for free books during the event! ""Dolly PartonCome early and check out the tables, pick up some snacks and stretch for the dash! 

Timeline: 

9:00 am: Early Literacy Fair Begins

9:30 am: 1K Dash Start

10:00 am: 5K Dash Start

Kids 4 and under race for free. Proceeds from race registration will help fund the Imagination Library program in Park County. 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (DPIL) mails one free book, per month to kids under the age of five. Right now, 28% of Elementary school students in Montana are falling behind their peers in reading. While children that are read to at least 3 times a week are almost twice as likely to score in the top 25% in reading, according to the US Department of Education. Greater Gallatin United Way has sent over 40,000 free books to kids in Gallatin County since 2019. And we are ready to do the same for Park County kids