Editorial: Good schools make strong communities and you can make all the difference

You have the power to change someone’s life, and it doesn’t even take specialized skills to accomplish that.

Perhaps you didn’t know how special it is to a second grader to have an adult sit down and just listen to them read. Just one hour a week of your time is all it takes to help four young readers gain the confidence they need to excel in their future studies.

You have the power to bring them that gift, and it costs you nothing.The United Way’s Community Reading Project picks up all costs.

Please call 661.636.4645 to tell Teresa Twisselman you’d like to join the Community Reading Project team. A training session for reading project volunteers will be provided.

Photo caption:

Michelle Morain with other reading project volunteers in training

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This is part of the August 15, 2014 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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