Read to Lead Hosts Day of Nationwide Literacy Events
Trey Holder, founder of the Read to Lead campaign and CEO of Mercury Retail Services, stated, "Thank you to all the business leaders, who have pooled their resources to commit to fighting the falling literacy rates in our country. We encourage and challenge other business leaders to join the Read to Lead campaign and look forward to many more reading events in the future."
Many other organizations are holding events and activities in recognition of Literacy Month as well. On Sept. 24 and 25, the Library of Congress will sponsor its annual National Book Festival in celebration of the joy of reading.
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