The Catoosa County News - - EDITORIALS & OPINION -

pro­mote read­ing, the Ben Car­son Read­ing Room is the per­fect place for kids to de­velop a love and habit of life long read­ing.”

There are cur­rently over 180 Ben Car­son Read­ing Rooms na­tion­wide in 23 states and Wash­ing­ton, D. C. With the ad­di­tion of West Side and Tiger Creek, Ca­toosa County is now home to three read­ing rooms, the other be­ing at Cloud Springs Ele­men­tary.

Tiger Creek Ele­men­tary in Ring­gold had a sim­i­lar cer­e­mony Mon­day morn­ing to rec­og­nize its room.

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The camp is spon­sored through a gen­er­ous do­na­tion from the Hol­land Fam­ily Foun­da­tion and fa­cil­i­tated/ man­aged by the Car­son Schol­ars Fund.

/ Contributed

Candy Car­son, wife of U.S. Sec­re­tary of Hous­ing and Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment Ben Car­son, helps cut the rib­bon to of­fi­cially open the Car­son Read­ing Room.

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