A 2018 Massachusetts Literacy Champion!!!

First and foremost I give the glory to God who is the head of my life. It's such an great honor to be selected as a Massachusetts Literacy Champion of 2017!!! I am thankful to my family, friends and for all the supporters who believe in me and the vision of Seeds of a Father. I will use this opportunity to continue the work of Seeds of a Father in Springfield and throughout the state of Massachusetts. I hope that you are able to join us on December 2, 2017 for the festivities in Boston. Here is more information regarding what each recipient will receive: A $1000 grant for program development A professionally produced video to promote their organization valued at $1000 Statewide recognition a

The 1st Day of Pre-School was very "EXHILARATING" for Lil George & his Father Jon #iRE

Our iREAD Initiative encourages children, youth and adults to grow in their literacy skills. We know and believe that language, reading and writing Resoundingly Expands Academic Development and must be modeled early in life. We believe that modeling literacy skills are the most effective way Research suggests that early language and literacy development play a critical role in the shaping of brain development. We at Seeds of a Father support learning that is interactive and experimentative in nature. "Many educators have believed that personal storytelling can serve as an effective bridge into schooling and early literacy," say researchers Miller and Mehler (1994). Lil George will learn ear

Nearly 100 Youth & Adults come to Frankie & Johnnie's Pizzeria to get "The Scoop&qu

Nonprofit organization Seeds of a Father Inc. and Frankie and Johnnie’s Pizzeria team up to engage the community in a ice cream social. Story originally written June 29, 2016. Get "The Scoop" Virtually one hundred youth and adults came through Frankie and Johnnie’s Pizzeria located on 35 Island Pond Road in Springfield, MA yesterday to get “The Scoop”. In part The Scoop is the name of Frankie and Johnnie’s new ice cream parlor.Yes, you heard that correctly. One of the greatest tasting pizzeria’s in Western Massachusetts now serves scrumptious tasting ice cream. Owner of Frankie and Johnnie's Leon said the ice cream parlor has been open basically since the beginning of May. When asked how bus

The Apparent MVP

The "MVP" EVIDENCE IS CLEAR JR Smith was drafted as the 18th pick in the 2004 NBA draft; he has played for four different NBA teams and has spent most of his career coming off the bench. Throughout his career he has averaged 13.2 points, 2.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds. In 2013 while playing for the New York Knicks he won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award and since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers he has become a full-time starter. His play has helped lead his team to the NBA Finals for back to back seasons and now in 2016 he has become an NBA champion. I know, after reading a short summary of JR Smith's basketball career thus far you're most likely saying yourself those aren't MVP numbers. Gu


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