Calendar of Events 2016-2017
August 1: Membership drive begins
August 18: Chesapeake Administrators' Back-To-School General Conference, Grassfield High, 8:00 AM
August 24: New Employee Walk About, Greenbrier Middle School, 10:30 AM, CRC giveaways!
September: Building Representative Packets will be sent.
October: Begin celebrating the theme, "Literacy: The Root of All Learning"
October 27: Family Literacy Night, Central Library on Cedar Road, 6:00-7:00 PM
October 31: Deadline for RTOY and James D. Mullins Leadership Award nominations
December 8: CRC Reception for RTOYs and Building Representatives, Central Library, 4:30-6:00 PM; there will also be a "Make and Take" workshop and idea exchange. Live on Twitter: #CRCreception
December 15: Bookfair at the Greenbrier Barnes & Noble, 5:30-8:00 PM. Shop, save, and support CRC!
December 16: Deadline for grant applications for the VSRA conference
January: Reading Month - celebrate the theme "Literacy: The Root of All Learning" with activities throughout the month
Early Bird Registration for the VSRA Conference in Roanoke. See the VSRA Website
January 5: Twitter Idea Exchange-share ideas for motivating readers. Tweet from 5:30-7:00 PM to be eligible for prizes; #CRCmotivates
March 16: Chesapeake R U Ready? Family Night, Greenbrier Middle School, 5:30-8:30 PM (CRC will NOT be attending due to VSRA Conference)
March 16-18: VSRA Conference in Roanoke
March 21: Young Writers' Event at Oscar Smith High School, 5:30-7:00 PM
March (TBA): Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Baby Fair
April: Voting for Virginia Reader's Choice at individual schools
April 3: Deadline for scholarship applications, community grants, and literacy award nominees
April 3: Begin registering for the annual CRC Banquet
April 25: Middle and High School Literacy Jam at Oscar Smith High School Little Theater, 6:00-7:00 PM
May 23: CRC Annual Banquet at the Marriott (Chesapeake), 6:00-8:00 PM