GOVERNOR'S BOOKS FROM BIRTH FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY!
November 18, 2014
This fall the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) turned 10 years old! And held a birthday celebration at the Capitol where it all began. Helping celebrate this milestone were Governor Bill Haslam, First Lady Crissy Haslam, former Governor Phil Bredesen, GBBF president Theresa Carl, Dollywood Foundation president David Dotson, , Maury County Imagination Library graduate Dawson Dykes and the woman from east TN with BIG dreams herself -- Imagination Library founder and patron, Dolly Parton! Joining the celebration, which began with the arrival of the Big, Blue Bus were former and current staff of the GBBF, founding president Lady Jackson Bird, Dollywood Executive Director Jeff Conyers, state and local representatives, statewide partners and long standing supporters, as well as a number of Imagination Library volunteers from across the state.