The Illinois Coalition for Community Services sponsored this community event.
Matheny-Withrow Elementary School helped celebrate Charlie Brandon Day. Principal Diane Motley and Parent Educator Beth Sturm said "Hello" to families and other community members.
Nalo Thomas, from the F.A.C.E. office provided a book for each child to help reinforce our goal of reading at least 20 minutes everyday. 80 children received books and had the opportunity to choose a book on their reading level that interested them.