KMSB "Nogales SCC Profiles," Friday, 2/18/11, 6:55 AM

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By Bryce Potter By Bryce Potter

Adeline Cripe, Reading is Fundamental, says RIF is the nation’s largest children’s literacy program.It’s supported in Santa Cruz County in part by the Nogales Womans Club. Cripe says RIF was honored recently by the National Club as “program of the month.”  She says almost 2,000 children are now served in SCC, at nine different schools.  She says the goal of the program is help children learn the value and fun of reading by book ownership.