Closer Look Wrap Up 2/13/14
A local school district's focusing a lot of time and energy on reading and literacy. They're even going as far as hiring specialists to teach teachers how to teach reading as well as reading coaches. We talked with two coaches from ECISD and they said this program is fulfilling a role for students. They have even given away a couple of home libraries to students that are complete with bookcase and gently used book.
The Texas Civil Rights Project's Odessa office is hosting their annual gala in the coming week called "A Tribute To Our Veterans." The event is a fundraiser for our West Texas Justice for Veterans Campaign, and will include some wonderful speakers and award recipients.. The event is Saturday, February 22nd. At 6:30 pm.
February is heart health month and Medical Center Hospital is hosting an event to help inform the community on heart health. The event is February 18th at 5:30 and is part of the monthly program called “A Tu Salud.” The event is free to the public ages 14 and over. Free blood sugar screenings will also be available.