Got an hour a week for eight weeks that you could donate to a child with the potential for life-changing results?

That is all it takes to be part of the Read with a Child program. Conducted by School District 51
and sponsored by the Mesa County Business Education Foundation, Read with a Child targets third and
fourth-grade students in that need just a bit of help in building their reading and comprehension
skills. Read with a Child is currently in seven elementary schools: Chatfield, Chipeta, Fruitvale,
Mesa View, Orchard Ave, Rim Rock, and Rocky Mountain.

A two-hour training session and a background check funded by the foundation is all you need in
addition to a desire to help children develop the one skill we know helps ensure success in the
future. The initial assignments will be made sometime this fall.

For more information, contact Darcy at the Chamber
darcy@gjchamber.org or 970.263.2916.

Click here to download the full version of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce July 2019 Newsletter.

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