San Pedro Valley Lions Club promotes literacy locally

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Mammoth, Arizona, February 11, 2013The San Pedro Valley Lions Club will be promoting literacy and reading during Literacy Day, Feb. 23, 2013, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. This event is part of the Lions Clubs International Reading Action Program, a global campaign taking place from July 2012 to June 2013 that focuses on implementing reading and education projects to help increase literacy rates worldwide.

“Lions are dedicated to providing service. That renowned dedication will help us in everything we do – including participation in the Reading Action Program campaign to promote reading,” said Albert Lizarraga, President of the San Pedro Valley Lions Club. “Also we are in the process of establishing a volunteer tutoring program and computer lab to help any student regardless of age.” In addition to the club’s upcoming literacy project, the club runs a variety of service projects, including education scholarships, mobile eye unit, and eye screening for school children.

For more information or to get involved with the San Pedro Valley Lions Club, please contact Albert Lizarraga at 520-235-2453 or http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/sanpedrovalley/. Visit displays and reading labs plus the kids receive a book to take home. Hot dogs and refreshments will be provided. We are located at 115 S. Main Street, Mammoth Arizona. Hope you will come and visit.

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