Archived News Release from 2004
For Immediate Release
Become a Project READ Tutor and Help Someone Learn to Love Reading! Tutor Training Begins April 26
Redwood City, CA - April 12 , 2004 - Registration is under way for Redwood City Project READ's April/May Tutor Training Workskshop, designed to show volunteers how they can help enthusiastic local residents learn to read better and attain personal educational goals.
The next tutor training session begins Monday, April 26, and is held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Redwood City Library, 1044 Middlefield Road . The sessions continue at the same time on Wednesday, April 28; Monday, May 3; Wednesday May 5; and conclude Monday May 10.
During the informative and fun training sessions, volunteers are taught to work one-on-one with local residents who have made a commitment to learn. Additional training workshops are scheduled conveniently throughout the year.
"Tutoring is a wonderful opportunity to impart vital skills to a member of our community. And, the training and tutoring is an enjoyable experience that makes a positive difference for our volunteers as well," said Kathy Endaya, director of the nonprofit Project READ formed in 1987.
For further information, or to register for an upcoming tutoring session, call Project READ at the Redwood City Public Library at (650) 780-7077. Project READ's website is www.projectread-redwoodcty.org/.
The Redwood City Public Library sponsors many free programs for children and adults, and helps our community to "understand the past, prepare for the future, and thrive in the present." For more information about library events and services you may access the library's home page at www.redwoodcity.org/library or call 780-7026.
Visit Redwood City 's website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, City government, and local business.
Kathy Endaya, Director