Nelson City Chief of Police Wayne Holland and Deputy Chief Constable Paul Burkart are helping raise funds for Reach a Reader today at Ward and Baker Street.

Nelson City Chief of Police Wayne Holland and Deputy Chief Constable Paul Burkart are helping raise funds for Reach a Reader today at Ward and Baker Street.

Reach a reader today

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy and Black Press have partnered for the annual literacy fundraiser today.

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) and Black Press have partnered for the annual fundraiser along with friends in the community to raise funds for the Reach a Reader campaign.

CBAL, the Nelson Star, Nelson City Police, Rotary Club of Nelson Daybreak, Nelson fire department, the Leafs hockey team, local politicians and other volunteers are handing out the today’s issue of the Nelson Star, and local literacy program schedules while collecting donations.

The fundraiser is happening in every community across the Kootenays and the funds are used to help support local literacy programs.

 

 

Below: Sandra England and Sheila Hart from Rotary Club of Nelson Daybreak at the Nelson Library.