Honey Grove, Texas — The Honey Grove Library and Studying Middle is thrilled to be recipient of a grant of $eight,000 from the Greenback Common Literacy Basis to assist household literacy.
The Greenback Common Literacy Basis funds shall be used to supply expanded companies within the type of English as a Second Language instruction to group members. The Library will moreover broaden the Youngsterss schooling program to incorporate Father or mother and Baby Collectively programming. This program will present alternatives for folks to work together with their kids to construct basic dwelling and tutorial abilities.
This chance comes at a time when the wants of our group are so actual after the shut-down of faculty and Library packages due to COVID-19, says Mitzi Sherwood, Library Director. We shall be planning packages that may provide wanted literacy companies to our patrons and produce new patrons to our Library. We will use the funds over a 1 12 months interval, which is able to give us time for correct planning to carry packages again into the Library.
Rhonda Cunningham, Chairman of the Corridor-Voyer Basis which operates the Library, stated: One of many main targets of the Honey Grove Library is literacy, which is strengthened when mother and father, grandparents and kids learn collectively. We’re excited that these funds will permit the Library to supply modern packages for our native households.
This native grant is a part of greater than $eight.6 million in grants awarded to greater than 950 faculties, nonprofits and organizations throughout the communities Greenback Common serves. Todd Vasos, Greenback Commons CEO and Greenback Common Literacy Basis board member, stated: We’re proud to assist the significant and impactful work that every of at the moments recipients conduct and assist their ongoing efforts to assist people enhance their lives by means of literacy and schooling.