Columbia, S.C., May 18, 2015- The Salvation Army of the Midlands will host a Year End Ceremony and Celebration for our Leveraging Literacy Afternoon Reading Program today at 4:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army Center for Worship and Service, 3024 Farrow Road, Columbia, S.C. 29203.
Dawn Staley, Head Women's Basketball Coach at the University of South Carolina, will visit to present sneakers from her nonprofit organization Innersole to children at this ceremony.
This free afternoon reading program is for local 1st - 5th grade students who are reading below grade level. The ceremony and celebration will commemorate the student's achievements and improvements this year. Due to the help of the afternoon reading program 22 students have improved their vocabulary, fluency and reading comprehension skills this academic year.