DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS103019 BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE AT ROSS ELEMENTARY

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 30, 2019-THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND ECISD UNVEILD THE FIRST BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE AT ROSS ELEMENTARY. THE PURPOSE OF THE BOOK VENDING MACHINE IS TO PROMOTE LITERACY AT THE SCHOOL AND TO GET KIDS EXCITED ABOUT READING. (CELESTE POTTER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF ODESSA) THE BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE HOLDS ABOUT 300 BOOKS AND 20 DIFFERENT TITLES AND CAN BE AJUSTED FOR DIFFERENT SIZE BOOKS. (CELESTE POTTER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF ODESSA) DURING THE UNVEILING OF THE BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE AT ROSS ELEMENTARY, STUDENTS AND TEACHERS HELD A SPECIAL RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE A NEW WAY TO ACQUIRE BOOKS. (JAMIE MILLER, DIRECTOR OF LITERACY-PRE-K THRU 12 GRADE) THE GRANT WAS WRITTEN IN FEBRUARY OF 2019 AND WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION THE BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE WAS AQUIRED IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. IT IS THE GOAL OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION TO BE ABLE TO PUT A BOOK VENDING MCAHINE IN EACH ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE ECISD SCHOOL DISTRICT. (JAMIE MILLER, DIRECTOR OF LITERACY-PRE-K THRU 12 GRADE) IF A BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR THE BOOKWORM VENDING MACHINE CONTACT THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF ODESSA. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera