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Weekly Update
January 8, 2009

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Thanks to everyone who has signed up for the January 10th reading clubs.  We only have a few volunteer openings left, so click here to sign up.  If we fill up by the time you check the website, check back before the 3:00 p.m. deadline on Friday for last minute cancellations!  

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Join Reading to Kids at our Annual Taskforce Potluck, Meeting, and Open House!

The Reading to Kids Taskforce includes returning volunteers, teachers, and administrators who are dedicated to supporting, sustaining, and building the organization.  The Taskforce is made up of 10 committees (described below) that help with the management of Reading to Kids.

The meeting will be a great opportunity to learn about getting more involved with Reading to Kids.

WHEN:  Monday, January 12th 
Social hour & potluck begins at 7:00pm. 
            Meeting begins at 7:45pm.

WHERE: Gratts Elementary School
              309 S. Lucas Avenue
              Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Reading to Kids Taskforce is made up of ten Committees described below. 

Curriculum - meets monthly to design craft projects and discussion questions for the reading clubs

Fundraising - researches and writes grant proposals, organizes annual fund drive 

- publicizes Reading to Kids through promotional materials such as press releases, newsletters, posters, and photos

- develops training materials and guides, plans and executes all operational aspects of reading clubs

School Relations
- works with schools to assist with recruiting kids, parents, and teachers to the reading clubs

Special Events - plans social events for volunteers including Comedy Night and Golf Tournament

Strategic Planning -
helps prioritize organizational goals

Training -
develops training materials and guides for volunteers and parents

Volunteer Recruitment -
recruits volunteers for the reading clubs

Website -
designs, maintains, and updates the website 

If you have any questions, or if you would like additional information, please contact me at (310) 479-7455 or via e-mail at Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org.

We hope to see you there! 

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  Jessica Tritsch, Nate Radomski & Rachel Zwass 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX) 

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In this issue . . .
- January 10th Reading Clubs
- Annual Taskforce Meeting & Potluck
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January 2009
Reading Club Status
School RSVPs Capacity 

Alta Loma

63 63


85 86


63 63


76 76
Los Angeles


Magnolia  62 63
Politi 63 63


TOTAL 532 537

January Books. . .

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First Grade

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Second Grade

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Third Grade

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade

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