The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Editorial: Instigators’ efforts in windfall of books much appreciated


May 31, 2016

Sweet Home School District’s classified employees deserve a big shout-out for their work in bringing a FirstBook shipment of more than 40,000 books to Sweet Home two weekends ago.

They gathered some 2,000 signatures and email addresses from people around the community. The result? FirstBook shipped more than 40,000 books to Sweet Home.

The list of folks who deserve thanks for this is long. Lisa Gourley and Velma Canfield ran point on the project. They were supported by their union, and when the books showed up, they got more support, very visibly, from the School District and more than...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 01/29/2019 03:57