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Weekly News Update
August 17, 2007

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Thanks to everyone who volunteered with us on Saturday.  The August 11th Reading Clubs were the 100th reading clubs held since the program began!

797 kids and 198 parents attended the reading clubs, and we were joined by 358 volunteers, a record high for our program! 

We hope to see you all at our September 8th "Fantasy, Folklore, and Fairy Tales" Reading Clubs.  Click here to sign up.

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READING TO KIDS EXPANDS TO LOS ANGELES ELEMENTARY

Reading to Kids is excited to announce that Los Angeles Elementary will be hosting its first reading clubs on September 8th!  Help inspire students at Los Angeles with a love of reading by signing up to volunteer for this momentous occasion!  Click here to sign up! 

Additionally, we are looking for
Site Coordinators, a Training Coordinator, Grade Level Coordinators (GLCs), and experienced volunteers to start at Los Angeles. For more information on these volunteer roles, click here.  If you are interested in getting more involved or getting more information, please contact Sarah.Kolterman@readingtokids.org

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BEACH BONFIRE THIS SUNDAY

Join Reading to Kids volunteers for a beach bonfire at Dockweiler Beach on Sunday, August 19th.  Friends and Families welcome!

WHEN: Sunday, August 19th, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dockweiler Beach,12000 Vista del Mar in Playa del Rey.  

FOOD: Bring food if you want to eat, and more if you want to share. We will have firewood, water, and s'mores for everyone!

HOW TO FIND US: Information regarding the Reading to Kids meeting location will be posted at the Lifeguard Station 55 landmark. We plan to be at a nearby fire pit.  We'll set up at 4:00 p.m. but feel free to show up anytime!

For more information or to RSVP: click here

Contact Special Events Co-Chair Jeff Carter with any questions at Jeff.Carter@readingtokids.org.


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Have a great weekend!

  Jessica Tritsch
  Program Director 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX) 
 
info@readingtokids.org

 
In this issue . . .
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August Reading Clubs Wrap Up

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Los Angeles Elementary

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Beach Bonfire This Sunday


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August 2007
Reading Club Statistics
School Kids Volunteers

Esperanza 

175

63

Gratts 

157

66

Hoover 

154

81

Magnolia 

51

42

Politi 

176

57

White 

84

49

TOTAL 

797

358

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September Books. . .

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Third Grade

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade



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