Reading and math program starts today

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 21, 2005

The Zeta Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is sponsoring its 24th Summer Reading and Math Enrichment Program. The program will be held on weekdays at Booker T. Washington Elementary School beginning today through June 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. This program is open to youth that are currently enrolled in grades K-5.

The overall objective of the program is to provide opportunities for students to engage in reading and math activities for enjoyment, enlightenment and enrichment.

Program activities will include comprehension skills, vocabulary skills, recreational reading, creative expressions (oral and written) storytelling, art expression, educational games, computation, and problem solving. There will be presentations from various resource persons and a cookout on June 25. The program is free. If interested, call 657-6313 or 934-1514. Children can be registered at the Booker T. Washington program site.

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L. D. Britt M.D. Scholarship Fund

The L. D. Britt M. D. Scholarship Fund Committee is seeking applicants (individuals and non-profit organizations) for its 2005 Community Service Award. Applications can be obtained by calling 473-3568 for more information.

Saratoga, Philadelphia Civic League

The Saratoga and Philadelphia Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Lakeview Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave. The president is Wayne Mitchell. For more information , call 739-0905.

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DBA meeting cancelled

The DBA meeting regularly scheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled. The date will be announced later. For more information, call 539-1216.

Reading program at the library

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1973 JFK Reunion planned

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Senior aerobics offered

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