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Dolly Parton reading program participation up to 800 kids


July 24, 2019

Of The New Era

The Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is currently serving 800 children in the Sweet Home area, providing free high quality books to children ages 0 to 5.

The program, supported locally by the Sweet Home Rotary Club since 2017, received a $2,000 grant from the Sweet Home Community Foundation this year; and the club held a fundraising golf tournament Friday to help pay for the books.

Rotarian Larry Horton said he hoped to raise about $1,000 from the tournament. Participating were 36 players and eight volunteers.

“The annual budget is about $89,000 throughout the entir...

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