Kiwanis Club donates to Summer Reading Program

first_img Sponsored Content Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Troy Kiwanis Club has a heart for service and what better way to serve a community than to serve its youth.On Tuesday, members of the Troy Kiwanis Club presented a check in the amount of $350 to the Troy Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.“Our club is aware of the importance of reading at a young age and we realize the value of the Troy Public Library’s Summer Reading program for all ages,” said Ed Averett, club secretary. “Literacy is a focus of our club and we are always alert to ways that we can support our youth. Encouraging reading is certainly a way. The Troy Public Library has an outstanding summer reading program and we are proud to contribute to it.”Teresa Colvin, TPL children and young adult director, expressed appreciation to the Troy Kiwanis Club for its continuing support of the TPL’s Summer Reading Program, specifically, and literacy throughout the community“The Troy Pubic Library thanks the Troy Kiwanis Club for supporting our library’s programs and helping children in our community get access to books and reading opportunities, regardless of socioeconomic status,” Colvin said. “Reading opens a child’s imagination and takes them to new places.” Kiwanis Club donates to Summer Reading Program Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author “Parents and other adults can make a difference in a child’s interest in reading by reading to them,” Colvin said.Colvin said summer reading programs could be the basis for children becoming lifelong readers.“Even reluctant readers can be drawn in by the activities offered by the library,” she said. “Programs can generate interest in the library, which can then lead to an interest in books and reading.”Signup for the Troy Public Library’s Summer Reading Program 2018 begins, Tuesday, May 1, at the library. The theme for this year’s summer reading program is “Libraries Rock.” Programs are for children ages 4 and 5 and 6 through 11 and young adults ages 12-18. Print Article Book Nook to reopen The Troy Kiwanis Club made a monetary donation to the Troy Public Library’s Summer Reading Program on Tuesday. Teresa Colvin, children and young adult library director, expressed appreciation to the Troy Kiwanis Club for its continuing support of the public library and literacy in the Troy community. Pictured with Colvin are, from left, Kenny Green, club treasurer, Parker Reiss, club president, and Ed Averett, club secretary. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Like Economist talks tariffs at annual Manuel Johnson Center lecture Will an “America First” trade policy make America great again? That was the question economist Mark J. Perry posed to… read more By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Thursday, April 26, 2018 Colvin said summer reading programs are extremely important for young minds.“Studies indicate that reading abilities weaken for students who don’t read, or read very little, during their summer vacation,” she said. “As students get older and advance in grades, the decline will become greater and so will the achievement gap among their peers.”The summer decline can be avoided by allowing children to utilize their public library, Colvin said.“Parents are encouraged to allow their children to read books they choose for themselves,” she said. “Parents set examples for their children by reading themselves and by taking turns reading with their children.”When parents enjoy reading, that joy is transferred to the children. Skiplast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *