Woonsocket Rotary receives award for Pennies for Literacy Project

 

Woonsocket Rotary receives award for Pennies for Literacy Project

Susan Grislis, Executive Director from Project Learn, RI organized a very nice Award Ceremony that took place in the Corporate Office Building of Navigant Credit Union in Smithfield for all involved with the Pennies for Literacy Project. The Woonsocket Rotary Club received an award for picking up at the schools and delivering 541,923 pennies weighing over 1 ton to the Navigant Credit Union in Smithfield. Burrillville Elementary School won the 1st prize for collecting over 202,000 pennies. They also received an award for averaging 569 pennies per student. Ed Skwirz accepted the award on behalf of the Woonsocket Rotary.