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Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Interest young children in reading and you have a reader for life

By any measure, we know that to do well in school, reading is fundamental. That is not just a catchy phrase, but a fact that teachers will talk at great lengths about, no matter the subject area.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Public school chiefs promote Time Out for Reading and Books to Bridge the Region

Public school chiefs promote Time Out for Reading and Books to Bridge the Region

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last month.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
Study Council meeting hosted Merrillville High School Freshmen Center

Study Council meeting hosted Merrillville High School Freshmen Center

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition (NWILC) and Books to Bridge the Region (B2BR) made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Study Council meeting held in the Merrillville High School Freshmen Center. This year’s presentation noted that the Time …

August 30, 2013 12:39 pm

Lakeshore chamber spotlights nonprofits

HAMMOND │ Seventeen local nonprofit agencies received “three minutes of fame” Wednesday at the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Hammond Marina.

August 28, 2013 2:50 pm
Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition helps celebrate Dr. Suess birthday

Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition helps celebrate Dr. Suess birthday

GARY | Ms. Ethridge, from the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition, reads to Mrs. Zrudzinski's class for Dr. Suess's birthday.

March 01, 2013 11:33 am
Gary school is Building Literacy with Legos

Gary school is Building Literacy with Legos

GARY | 21st Century Charter School will create and host a monthly after school literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 called Building Literacy with Legos with help from a Ken Woodruff Mini Grant awarded by the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am
Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

MERRILLVILLE | Pictures may tell a thousand words, but words are the reason for the pictures when the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition celebrates its Time Out for Reading program.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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"Bee"-ragging rights go to Legacy

"Bee"-ragging rights go to Legacy

EAST CHICAGO | An enthusiastic team of from the Legacy Foundation won bragging rights by spelling down a worthy opponent from the Lake County Public Library at the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition’s 25th Annual Executive Spelling Bee, held at Ameristar Casino East Chicago on Sept. 25.

October 08, 2012 12:00 am
Top Ten reasons to read

Top Ten reasons to read

HAMMOND | Students at St. John Bosco School have thought a lot about the importance of reading. They won the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition’s “Ten Reasons To Read” Contest.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am
School chiefs "nosy" about reading

School chiefs "nosy" about reading

MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition  and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last week.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am
School chiefs on board for literacy events

School chiefs on board for literacy events

MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation regarding this year's literacy promotion to area school superintendents at a recent Northwest Indiana Education Study Council meeting at the Merrillville Community School Corp.'s…

September 16, 2011 12:00 am
Literacy donation comes through the pipeline

Literacy donation comes through the pipeline

MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition was thrilled to accept the third of three annual $5,000 donations recently  from TransCanada's ANR Pipeline LP.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am
Literacy Symposium brings together early childhood advocates

Literacy Symposium brings together early childhood advocates

MERRILLVILLE | Ninety percent of a person's brain growth takes place before the age of 3, which is why early childhood education is so important to Northwest Indiana families.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Reading takes center stage

Reading takes center stage

CROWN POINT | Thousands of people across Northwest Indiana joined the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and took Time Out For Reading on Oct. 1, many donning red clown noses to signify that they were "putting their nose in a good book" to celebrate the importance of reading.

October 07, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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