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Celebrate Literacy Award

toby19Libraries, Ltd. was honored to receive the “Celebrate Literacy Award,” presented by the International Literacy Association and Tucson Area Reading Council at an awards dinner in Tucson on March 30, 2017. Accepting the awards from the Tucson and Phoenix chapters are Vice-President Marsie Habib,  foreground, and Pat Heck, in back.  Secretary Jan Anderson is in the center. The “Celebrate Literacy Award” recognizes organizations, institutions, and individuals that have made significant literacy contributions at the local, state, or provincial level to promote literacy worldwide.

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Libraries, Ltd. has recently invested a portion of our assets in two foundations. We have opened a Reserve Fund in the Tucson-based Community Foundation of Southern Arizona to support our ongoing literacy projects. In addition, we have established an Endowment Fund in the Arizona Community Foundation, headquartered in Phoenix. The Endowment Fund is a permanent fund in memory and honor of our founder, Judy Goddard.