by Asia Ashley

McDONOUGH— A McDonough barbershop has united behind the “Real Dads Read” initiative headed by nonprofits Fathers Incorporated and Furthering Fatherhood in efforts to encourage reading among men and their sons.

5 Star Salon and Barbershop located at 106 Willow Lane in McDonough, is one of 12 barbershops in the metro Atlanta region to participate in the program, which aims to engage fathers and other male role models in reading with their elementary and middle school-aged children.

A book station has been installed at the McDonough business since the program’s March 18 roll out.

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Posted by Fathers Incorporated

Fathers Incorporated (FI) is a national, non-profit organization working to build stronger families and communities through the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. Established in 2004, FI has a unique seat at the national table, working with leaders in the White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Family Law, and the Responsible Fatherhood Movement. FI works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status, or geographic location. From employment and incarceration issues, to child support and domestic violence, FI addresses long-standing problems to achieve long-term results for children, their families, the communities, and nation in which they live.

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