Safeway contributes $10,896 to Williams schools

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Nareyda Norato, Williams, Elementary-Middle School PTSA President, presents a certificate of appreciation to Kandy Katsmiller, of Safeway.

Submitted Photo<br> Nareyda Norato, Williams, Elementary-Middle School PTSA President, presents a certificate of appreciation to Kandy Katsmiller, of Safeway.

The Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) recently expressed their appreciation to Safeway for the contribution of $10,896.06 donation through Safeway's 2010 eScrip program.

These contributions support many programs and activities at WEMS, such as -

• Help build literacy by promoting and providing incentives for the Read-A-Thon;

• Provide playground equipment, balls, jump ropes;

• Encourage Character Counts by purchasing incentives for students with good citizenship, on the honor roll, and those with increased reading levels;

• Help to maintain the school library by purchasing books and AR tests;

• Promote Reading Nights and support the Grandparents Tea and Reading;

• Recognize and aid teachers through teacher appreciation and by providing classroom supplies;

• Encourage art appreciation by matching funds for the Arts In Learning Grant or similar programs;

• Encourage the eighth grade students by providing funds for the eighth grade field trip;

• Support the third grade carnival, spelling bees, Knowledge Bowl, Invention Convention, Tourist Day, basketball, football and cheer;

• Sponsor middle school yearbook and provide sixth grade calendars; and,

• Support the Community Back to School Fair.

To find out how you can help by using eScrip, visit Williams Safeway located at 637 W. Route 66.

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