Eye On Literacy: BBBS Initiative Gets Boost

Wal-Mart Foundation Awards $40K Grant To Expand Program

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Posted: February 19, 2014

Jeff Furman (left), operations manager at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Mount Crawford, presents a $40,000 check to Sue Totty, executive director of the local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter, and Kevin Flint, president of the organization's board of directors. (Photo by Jeremy Hunt / DN-R)

MOUNT CRAWFORD — Last year, the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters started a program aimed at increasing literacy rates among area youths.

Bankrolled by a $25,000 grant from the Wal-Mart…

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