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Birthday of a Century

Literacy pioneer’s 100th birthday celebration to fundraise for adult literacy Read More »

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This month’s cover story spotlights local literacy pioneer who is set to celebrate a milestone birthday. Ruth Colvin will be honored with a 100th birthday party celebration Nov. 18 – thrown by the local agency she launched 55 years ago. Her early efforts to increase adult literacy grew to an international movement, but started simply through community networks right here ... Read More »