Sorority donates 500 new children’s books to Head Start

Photo courtesy Rosemary Salas
Pi Beta Phi sorority alumnae visited the Mardel Gallegos Head Start Center on March 17 to donate 500 new children’s books and to read to the students as their 2017 Day of Service family literacy project. Shown here with some of the youngsters are (standing, left to right) Carole Howard and Mary Bailly; and, seated, Lisa Scott and Marilyn Chipps. All of the children were given a book to take home for their personal collections and the rest will remain in the Head Start school library to benefit current and future students.Photo courtesy Rosemary Salas
Pi Beta Phi sorority alumnae visited the Mardel Gallegos Head Start Center on March 17 to donate 500 new children’s books and to read to the students as their 2017 Day of Service family literacy project. Shown here with some of the youngsters are (standing, left to right) Carole Howard and Mary Bailly; and, seated, Lisa Scott and Marilyn Chipps. All of the children were given a book to take home for their personal collections and the rest will remain in the Head Start school library to benefit current and future students.

Local members of the Pi Beta Phi alumnae club visited the Mardel Gallegos Head Start Center in Pagosa Springs on March 17 to donate 500 new children’s books and to read to the youngsters as their 2017 Day of Service family literacy project.

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This story was posted on March 23, 2017.