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Read Early. Read Often.

It’s a countywide effort to get everyone to read to infants and toddlers…every day, everything, everywhere!  People from all areas across the community gather regularly to put their minds and resources together to find creative ways to make an impact. From yard signs, to stickers on grocery bags and peanut butter jars, to book give-aways, the ideas from the “strategic doing” sessions take shape and spread the word.

Though Edward and Daisy Krautheim passed long ago, the special concern they had for children carries on. The fund created by their trust, along with others designated for youth, has supported many projects over the years, including a playground in Holton, summer youth programs in Muskegon, and now Read Early. Read Often.