Monday, October 11, 2010

Warren Lincoln: Imagination Library celebrates 1,000 children in Lincoln County

Joe Ostendorf looks on as Christa Hammet accepts a
$100 savings bond for their daughter, June Ostendorf, age 2, who is
the 1,000th child to have been signed up for Imagination Library in the
Lincoln County R-III school district, from Mike Miller,
senior vice president of Bank of Old Monroe.

On Thursday, October 7, partners of the Imagination Library celebrated that 1,000 children had been signed up for its free book program at the Troy Early Childhood Education Center.
“With a little more than 2,000 eligible children in the Lincoln County R-III school district, signing up 1,000 in just one year is a huge accomplishment,” said Wray Clay, vice president, United Way.
As of October 7, more than 1,030 children age birth – 5 are participating in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book program in Lincoln County's R-III school district.

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