Literacy Partners

In 2018:  The Richvale Lions Club generously sponsors the mosaic of Lionel the brown lion.

In 2017/2018:  The Richvale Lions Club sponsors four FREE interactive literary workshops for York Region primary students.  

Thanks to the financial support provided by the Richvale Lions Club, four York Region primary schools will enjoy the interactive educational literary workshops created by Dance in the Rain Publishing for FREE.

Dance in the Rain Publishing offers five one-hour workshops, based on the books, “We Are Colourful Friends” and “Our Colourful Cookies.”  Workshop sessions uniquely bridge art, literacy, mathematics, technology and publishing.

How to qualify for the FREE workshops

  • Are you an elementary school within York Region? If yes, you qualify!
  • To enter, simply forward your school name and preferred workshop via e-mail to the author/illustrator at
  • All entries must be received by November 30th, 2017
  • Check your e-mail inbox on December 4th, 2017 to see if your class is the lucky winner!


Dance In The Rain Publishing is proud of our partnerships with individuals, companies and community groups who are just as passionate as we are about children’s literacy.  We gratefully acknowledge and thank our Literacy Partners for their generosity & commitment to children’s literacy.  Through the generosity of Dance In The Rain’s Literacy Partners over 500 complimentary books have been distributed since Aug. 25th, 2015.  THANK YOU!!!

  • President Hugh Adams & members of The Richvale Lions Club
  • Members of The Thornhill Lions Club
  • Juliet Ume of Whole WoMan Network
  • Richmond Hill Councillor David West of West Photo
  • Russell J. Chang
  • Jennifer Pyke

If you are interested in becoming a Dance In The Rain Literacy Partner kindly contact us via our on-line form or call 905-787-96-five-six.

* Limited number of free books dependent upon current financial support.  Call 905-787-96 [five, six] and ask how many complimentary books are currently available.