On Wednesday, May 8, the members of the Readers to Leaders Workforce Development Team met to discuss announcements, updates, and action items going forward with R2L initiatives. Announcements included the “Four For The Future” award from UGA and Georgia Trend magazine; the generous grant provided by the Community Foundation; and the interest expressed by First Presbyterian Church in being involved in the R2L initiative.
Members of the R2L team listening at the meeting.
· Big Red Reads
· Lunch and Learn
· NGRL Summer Reading Program
Library Board Member Elizabeth Chadwick.
Other great news announced was that the 2nd Annual Literacy Celebration has officially been scheduled to occur on July 18th at the Mack Gaston Community Center from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Using funds donated to R2L, 3,600 keep books and 316 plastic containers were purchased to give to families at the literacy celebration.
For more details from this meeting please go to the following link: http://www.archwaypartnership.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/R2L-Minutes-5-8-13.pdf