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Governor DeWine Declares Aug. 9 as Dolly Parton Day

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he has declared Tuesday, August 9, 2022, as honorary Dolly Parton Day in Ohio. Parton will be visiting Columbus tomorrow to celebrate early literacy and the success of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio.

Championed by First Lady Fran DeWine and supported by the Ohio General Assembly and affiliates across the state, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio currently mails more than 327,000 Ohio children a free, age-appropriate book every month. The program is open to children up to the age of five in all of Ohio's 88 counties. 

To learn more about Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio visit ohioimaginationlibrary.org. 

Dolly Parton Day Proclamation