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Weekly News Update!
August 24, 2004    

Hi everyone!

The next Reading Clubs are right around the corner, so please click here to RSVP for the September 11 Reading Clubs! These Reading Clubs will feature a special visit from the Disney VoluntEARS, who will pass out wonderful Disney backpacks (filled with school supplies by generous Disney employees) to some of our kids.

Come out and join us for this special event.

Westside Hike!

Saddle up partners, for The Dead Horse Trail!

When: Sunday August 29th, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Topanga State Park
How long: 1.5 hours, 2.5 miles round trip
Driving Directions: From Santa Monica: Drive 4 miles northbound on PCH/Highway 1 to Topanga Canyon Blvd and turn right. Continue 4.6 miles to Entrada Road on the right and turn right again. Drive 0.7 miles and turn left, following the posted state park signs. Turn left again in 0.3 miles into the Topanga State Park parking lot.
From the Ventura Freeway/101 in Woodland Hills: Exit on Topanga Canyon Blvd, drive 7.6 miles south to Entrada drive. Turn left and follow the posted state park signs to the main parking lot.
MEETING POINT: Meet at the main parking lot, near the picnic area/Trippet Ranch.

Reading to Kids Thanks the Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation!

Reading to Kids is delighted to announce its most recently received grant from the Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation! This week, Reading to Kids received a generous gift of $10,000 from the foundation. For more information about the Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation, please click here.

The Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation's mission "is to support organizations that provide direct services and experiences to underserved children and youth so they may gain the skills, values, and confidence to achieve their potential."

See you soon!

Maryanna Abdo
Program Director
Reading to Kids
1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-7455
(310) 479-7435 (FAX)

In this issue...
- September Reading Clubs
- Hike at the Dead Horse Trail!
- Thanks to the Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation!
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