Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Spread the Word Nevada celebrates its success

Spread the Word Nevada recently celebrated its success in "adopting" 30 CCSD elementary school and distributing nearly three million books to children since the organization was established in 2001. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the celebration took place Sept. 13 at the Venetian. According to the RJ, "Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands of children in Southern Nevada at-risk, low-income communities. The organization has distributed the new and gently used books to 357,000 at-risk students since 2001." For more information, call (702) 564-7809.