Remember the Youngest

Today’s column: Honor, remember the youngest 9/11 victims today By CHRISTY FEINBERG Senior Writer Bernard Curtis Brown II loved school more than most 11-year-old kids. “He lived to go to school,” his mom told The New York Times. “If he was sick, he would always say he was feeling better so he could get to […]

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Stirring Kids Imaginations

By PCH Editor Laura A. Schmid Shawn Gilstad is on a mission to get children to read. The soft-spoken, Southern-drawling Tennessee native was shocked when he arrived in Port Charlotte and found out that Dolly Parton’s popular Imagination Library, which was started in his home state in 1996, does not have a chapter in Charlotte […]

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Imagining Alive

Shawn Gilstad got more than he bargained for when Sherrie Moody read about his need to partner with a local nonprofit organization in order to start up a Charlotte County chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.The Imagination Library program mails a specially selected free book each month to each child signed up, from birth to […]

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Good Ideas

By Chris Porter Here’s my “Good Ideas” column, which is running Saturday. I moved it up a day because of the fundraiser. If you’ve been wanting to spend your Christmas money on a book, tomorrow would be a good day! This good idea helps get books to children By Chris Porter Executive Editor Give credit […]

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