Posts Tagged ‘ Read Early Read Often ’

Gerber brings more books to Oceana County.

December 18, 2018

Gerber brings more books to Oceana County. SHELBY – The Community Foundation for Oceana County (CFOC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Gerber Foundation to support the early literacy initiative, “Read early. Read often.” (RERO). CFOC received a $5,850 grant to support the purchase and distribution of quality children’s books to Oceana County children and families. Established…

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Eagle Scout makes big impact with little libraries.

October 17, 2018

Eagle Scout makes big impact with little libraries. #ReadEarlyReadOften Have you seen one of the new “Little Free Libraries” popping up around Oceana County? Jumping into the early literacy effort is Eagle Scout Thomas Carey of Shelby Boy Scout Troop #1151. With the help of a local builder, Carey built and installed three Little Free Libraries. These stylish little libraries…

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Reading program brings more books into Oceana homes.

April 4, 2018

Reading program brings more books into Oceana homes. #ReadEarlyReadOften In Oceana County, 62.3 percent of third graders are non-proficient in English language arts, ranking the county 75th out of 83 counties in Michigan. Incidentally, the number of books in a child’s home has shown to be as impactful on a child’s educational attainment as the education level of her parents.…

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Book drive supports Read Early, Read Often.

January 24, 2018

Book drive supports Read Early, Read Often. In its second year, children’s books collected or purchased for the Read Early, Read Often initiative have been flying off the shelf. Since September, nearly 2,000 books have been distributed to area families with over 10 percent of those bilingual. With new partners all over Oceana County including food pantries, nonprofits, health and…

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Meeting will jumpstart new early childhood literacy program.

February 5, 2017

Meeting will jumpstart new early childhood literacy program. #OceanaCountyNews #ReadEarlyReadOften HART — The Community Foundation for Oceana County will host the first Strategic Doing Meeting for the new Read Early, Read Often program Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Oceana ESD building, at 844 Griswold St. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the kick-off of the…

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