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Posted on: May 22, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Show Low Public Library Receives Grant to Support Family Literacy

$3,000 awarded by Dollar General Literacy Foundation

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (May 22, 2015) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded Show Low Public Library a $3,000 grant to support family literacy. “We are excited to see how we can improve children’s reading skills with this generous grant,” said Jeff Collins, Library Services Manager.

“It is exciting to see the impact grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation make throughout the country, especially as we cross the $100 million threshold in overall donations and the difference it has made to nearly six million people,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “The Dollar General Literacy Foundation truly embodies the company’s mission of Serving Others throughout the communities we serve.”

“Every Hero Has a Story,” the library’s annual summer reading program, runs from June 2 to July 27. For more information, visit www.showlowaz.gov/library, stop by the library at 181 N. 9th Street, call (928) 532-4070 or send an email to library@showlowaz.gov.

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