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WISE Women of Blair County Award 2020 Grant to Hollidaysburg Library


Last updated 1/20/2020 at 3:14pm

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Shown at the check presentation are (from left): WISE Women Board President Sheila Clowes with Janet Eldred, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library head librarian; Melanie Ramsey, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library children's librarian; and WISE Grant chair and boardmember Debbie Garritano.

WISE Women of Blair County awarded $6,670.00 in grants to three organizations on Jan. 15, 2020.

Funded for the 2020 grant cycle were the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, Family Services Inc., and the Altoona Area School District Adult Education Program.

The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library was represented by Janet Eldred, Chief Librarian and Melanie Ramsey, Children's Librarian, and they asked for funding for a new program for young children to help educate them about eliminating racism. This program will run in the summer and the WISE grant will help buy books and materials that will be...

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