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For Immediate Release: September 14, 2012

Poet Laureate and Guest Readers to Participate in City of Alexandria’s Ninth Annual Alexandria Doggie Day Swim 

Amy Young, Poet Laureate, City of Alexandria along with Alexandria residents who have submitted poetry during the “2012 Dog Days of August”  will participate in a special salute to dogs. Ms. Young and guest readers will read poems about their favorite companion, their dog or poems about dogs as part of the City of Alexandria’s Ninth Annual Doggie Day Swim on Saturday, September 15, beginning at 3 p.m. The poetry readings will begin at 3:30 pm and will be held in front of the Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St.

For additional information about the Annual Doggie Day Swim, call the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center at 703.746.5435. For more information about the “Dog Days of August” initiative or the Poet Laureate program call the Office of the Arts at 703.746.5588.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Ralph Baird of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5435 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail ralph.baird@alexandriava.gov.

 

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