Suncoast News

"Kidpreneurs" Aid Library, School

March 14, 2017

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Oldsmar Connect

Kidspreneurs donate more than 25,000 books since August

​February 19, 2017

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Biz Journal/ PRNEWSWIRE

Florida's Top Youth Volunteers of 2017 Selected by National Program

Chase Hartman wins Middle Level for Florida!

February 7, 2017

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NBC's Parent ToolKit

Two Inspiring Kids donate 11,000 books---and they're not done yet.

November 23, 2016

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Peace Fund Radio

Hero of the Week

November 16, 2016


In our Hero of the Week segment, literacy champions Chase Hartman (10) and Vance Tomasi (11) tell John Bierly about the 15,000 (and counting!) books they've collected to give to children, veterans, and anyone in need who loves to read via Read.Repeat.!

  

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Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine

October 2016


​Robles Elementary School students Aiden Tisdale, Jazlyn Rily, Kelisjanae Mills

and Rebecca Romelus, Robles Elementary Assistant Principal Donald Link,

read.repeat. founder Chase Hartman, Robles Elementary Media Specialist

Christine Mobley, read. repeat. founder Vance Tomasi and Robles Elementary

Assistant Principal Beverly Bowden-Humbert.


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Fox 13- Good Day Tampa Bay

October 1, 2016


View the Show here.  Go to 8:40 for the segment on read.repeat. 




​Tampa Bay Times

​The Gift of Books in Northwest Hillsborough

​Marlene Sokol

Thursday, September 29, 2016


We heard this week from a grassroots organization called readrepeat.org about a generous gift from children to children.
Fifth grade students Chase Hartman and Vance Tomasi from Bryant Elementary School in Westchase held a book drive over the summer that generated 800 books for Woodbridge Elementary School in Town 'N Country

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​​Fox 13 Tampa

Students help peers "read, repeat"

What's Right With Tampa Bay

Kelly Ring

Monday, September 25, 2016


TAMPA (FOX 13) - Two Tampa fifth-graders are hoping to change the lives of other students through books.

Chase Hartman and Vance Tomasi learned during their summer break that some kids in their community don't even own their own books.  So they came up with "Read. Repeat." 

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WTSP

Friends collect, donate hundreds of books to students

Bobby Lewis, WTSP On The Road

Monday, September 19, 2016


Two students collected more than a thousand books and gave them to other students who don't have any.

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​​​​Bay News 9

Two 5th Graders Share Their Love for Reading with Less Fortunate Students

By Dalia Dangerfield, Reporter
Friday, September 16, 2016, 4:52 PM


Two Bay area 5th graders have launched an effort to get books in the hands of people who need them.


Two Mary Bryant 5th graders donated 1,400 gently used books
Chase Hartman and Vance Tomasi wanted to encourage other students to love reading as much as they do

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