Good news for the reading enrichment program that I coordinate at the library: we won the $1000 grant we had applied for this summer! Because so many of you nominated us, we had a very strong chance of winning the drawing. We really appreciate your support: in this predominantly grant-funded program with an annual budget of $12,000, $1000 makes a big impact, extending our funding into 2009 and helping us help more kids get excited about books. Thanks to everyone who voted.
Here we are with the Very Big Check: