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Power Paws For Kids

OFFBEAT: Disney on Ice and animal opportunities this weekend

OFFBEAT: Disney on Ice and animal opportunities this weekend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 08, 2013 12:00 am
Power Paws for Kids to host book signing event at CP library

Power Paws for Kids to host book signing event at CP library

CROWN POINT | Power Paws for Kids is gearing up to host an event at the Crown Point Public Library on Feb. 9 from 1-2 p.m.

February 04, 2013 12:02 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Reader emphasizes importance of honoring WWII vets

OFFBEAT: Reader emphasizes importance of honoring WWII vets

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Power Paws founder brings young readers together with dogs

Power Paws founder brings young readers together with dogs

Lina Rolland was motivated to form Power Paws for Kids animal-assisted therapy in 2009, after seeing research that showed that reading to dogs can help children learn to read.

October 10, 2011 12:00 am
Words over woofs

Words over woofs

Claudia Raab, of St. John, helps Leah Warren, 4, read to Gunner during the Power Paws for Kids event at the Crown Point Library on Saturday. Raab and Gunner have participated in Power Paws for 10 years.

November 13, 2010 6:41 pm
Words over woofs

Words over woofs

Dylan Clemons, 6, pauses from reading to show a picture to Sammie during the Power Paws for Kids event at the Crown Point Library on Saturday. Power Paws is a group that brings specially trained dogs to libraries so children can read aloud to them.

November 13, 2010 6:42 pm
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