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January 28, 2010
Maddie Evans, 9, reads Wednesday with her Rotary "reading buddy" Shannon Becker during a noon recess at Kennedy School in Willmar. Every Wednesday, members of the Willmar Lakes Area Rotary Club visit students at local schools and read with them. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Reading buddies
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Chris Campos, right, a fifth-grader at Roosevelt Elementary in Willmar, reads a book Thursday with Dr. Marv Napgezek during Reading Buddies. The eight-week program matches 12 adults and 12 students over the noon hour on Thursdays for 20 minutes of reading followed by lunch in the school cafeteria. Students are able to share their favorite books and interests with an adult from the community. Napgezek, who is semi-retired, heard of the program from a friend and decided to volunteer. Tribune photo by Rand ...
Reading and a lunch
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am