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Weekly News Update
May 16, 2008

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Thanks to the 418 volunteers who joined us on Saturday to read to 1,010 kids! 

We are happy to report that our first reading clubs at Alta Loma Elementary School on Saturday went well with 109 kids and 18 parents.  We are looking forward to an even bigger turnout next month!

Click here to sign up for the June 14th Reading Clubs. Our theme this month is "Superheroes and Super People;" click here to check out this month's book selections along with discussion questions and arts & crafts ideas.

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THIRD ANNUAL MBA MASTERS GOLF CLASSIC

REGISTER TODAY!

The Third Annual Southern California MBA Masters Golf Classic will be held on June 7, 2008 at the Industry Hills Golf Club.  Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Reading to Kids.

Reading to Kids supporters are welcome to join MBA alumni from all over Southern California and their guests for the golf tournament.  Fun prizes for holes-in-one, closest-to-the-pin, long-drive contest and a raffle will give everyone a chance at going away a winner. Of course, one business school alumni association will be crowned "Champion!"  Last year's winner was Pepperdine.

Not a golfer? You are invited to come for food and drinks at the end of the round.  Register for the cocktail party and dinner starting at 5pm.

Reading to Kids will be hosting a raffle to help fundraise and we are still looking for raffle items.  Contact Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org if you have suggestions or items to donate!

Event Details

Date:        Saturday, June 7th
Time:        12:00 pm - Shotgun Start
Place:       Industry Hills Golf Club 
                One Industry Parkway

                City of Industry, CA 91744
Website and Registration:  
Click here  

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READING TO KIDS SOCIAL EVENT AT DODGER STADIUM

Get your tickets today to Reading to Kids Dodger Game Social Event on June 21st! 

Join Reading to Kids volunteers for a June 21st Dodgers Game against the Cleveland Indians!   

Game: Dodgers vs Indians
Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008
Time: 12:55 p.m.
Location: Dodger Stadium
Ticket Price: $10
Section: Lower Reserve, Section 39. 
Click here to see the seating chart.

Click here to reserve your tickets to the game today!

Orders must be received by Thursday, June 5th to get group rate!

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Have a great weekend!

  Jessica Tritsch & Sarah Kolterman 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX) 
  info@readingtokids.org
 
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LATEST READING TO KIDS STATISTICS

Through May 2008: 

1,369 people are current volunteers of Reading to Kids (volunteered at least once within the last six months) 

6,435 people are current subscribers to our email update list.

Since May 1999...

8,135 people have volunteered as readers with Reading to Kids; 
10,442 hardcover books have been donated to the schools' libraries;
59,820 books have been given directly to participating children for their home libraries; and volunteers have spent 65,409 hours volunteering at the reading clubs (for a "dollar value" of $1,179,007).

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In this issue . . .
- Thank You May Readers
- MBA Masters Golf Classic
- Dodger Game Social Event
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May 2008
Reading Club Statistics
School Kids Volunteers

Alta Loma

109

42

Esperanza 

138 61

Gratts 

185

51

Hoover 

111

58

Los Angeles

152

57

Magnolia 

167 66

Politi 

108

40

White 

40

43

TOTAL 

1,010

418

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June Books. . .

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Third Grade

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