The University of Findlay’s Clubhouse reading center received a $12,000 grant from the Marathon Ladies Professional Golf Association Classic to boost children’s literacy. The donation will support the Clubhouse Individual Program (CHIP), which provides free, individual tutoring for area students in grades 1 through 12.
The Clubhouse’s 45-minute CHIP tutoring sessions are held Monday through Thursday at three different times; the next sessions will begin in late January. Other Clubhouse literacy outreach services include its 3-2-1 Program (small group tutoring) and the 1882 Club, which is a reading motivation program. These will also begin in January, and are free for Hancock County children and those in surrounding areas. UF’s College of Education sponsors The Clubhouse.
The Marathon LPGA Classic is held annually in the Toledo area. This year’s tournament raised a total of $554,000, which benefited 17 Northwest Ohio children’s charities.
For more information on The Clubhouse, and to register, contact Allison Baer, Ph.D., Clubhouse director and associate professor of reading, at firstname.lastname@example.org.