Stories tagged with: Literacy

May 24, 2013 - 5:20pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

New York Giants center, Jimmy Cordle stopped by Falls Elementary School Friday morning to deliver a $200 check to the students and faculty as part of a literacy challenge he started last year after learning about the need in the West Muskingum School District.

"Through The Second and Seven Foundation, we were able to bring Jimmy Cordle in and he inspired the children and challenged them to read many books and if they did, they would get a donation from the Cordle Cares...

April 3, 2011 - 9:44pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Statistics show that nearly 44 million adults in the United States are unable to read a simple story to their children and the Muskingum County Literacy Council is hoping to change that.

They passed out free childrens books on Saturday and Sunday at the health fair at the Colony Square Mall.

"The goal is to get all the moms and dads to read to their children twenty minutes a day and therefore promote the idea of reading books and literacy," said Member of the Board Gary...

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