Barb Rochelle, Family Literacy Specialist with the VIA/Literacy program at Lawrence Education Center was one of three women presented with the Women Helping Women Award. Barb was presented the award for her outstanding efforts in helping a young women obtain her high school diploma at Lawrence Education Center. The Women for Women giving circle at the Sangamon County Community Foundation is a new initiative for philanthropic women to join together in an engaging and meaningful way to give back to their community. The award ceremony on Weds. September 10 was the first for this newly organized foundation. The VIA/Literacy program at Lawrence Education Center helps families with children 3-8 years old. The program offers support for adult literacy, family literacy, and sponsors parent and child activities at Lincoln Library. Please call, Coordinator Bonnie Roberts at 525-3025 for more information about the program.