Jesse Cochrane (left) and city councillor Kathy Moore were out selling the Rossland News to raise money for the Reach a Reader program.

Reaching out to readers

The community raised over $300 in just under two hours in the annual Reach a Reader program in Rossland last Thursday.

The community raised over $300 in just under two hours in the annual Reach a Reader program in Rossland last Thursday, Oct. 10.

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy would like to thank the volunteers that came out to raise awareness and funds for literacy programs in Rossland.

Thanks to Beverley Rintoul (Rossland Library director), Kathy Moore (city councillor), Jamie Santano (StrongStart program), Scout leaders Parry Lafond and Shanna Tanabe, Scouts Landon Lafond, Jesse Cochrane, Tatyanna Fontaine and Cub Scout Linden Fontaine and Monika Smutny (Rossland News).

The money will go toward literacy programs in Rossland. The support goes to lifelong learning CBAL programs ranging from birth to seniors.

For more information contact cbal.org.