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Read-A-Thon’s dividends pay off for literacy

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A Thanksgiving holiday spent reading helped pay for the training of 14 new tutors in February for the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties.

To meet rising demand for literacy and English as a Second Language education in Wenatchee, staff members held an all-day tutor training session Feb. 8.

The workshop was funded in part by veteran fundraiser Elijah White, whose Thanksgiving Holiday Read-A-Thon raised $2,013. This was his fourth year of bringing in donations for the Literacy Council…

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