Newsroom
24 Jun

(The Republic) Energy Express has begun a new chapter in its ongoing story.

The program marked its 20th anniversary by honoring its founder, Ruthellen Phillips, and swearing in more than 500 AmeriCorps volunteers at the Erickson Alumni Center on June 17.

Debbie McDonald, state 4-H leader for WVU Extension Service, said Phillips may have been inspired by “The Little Engine That Could” when she first launched the statewide summer reading and nutrition program, which targets children entering the first through sixth grades in rural and low-income communities.

Read more of this article from the Republic…

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/
08dc009736ec45be821c42d981ea6e5e/WV--Summer-Kids-Program  [Dead Link]