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Rotary clubs present $8,000 to LIFE book program in Whiteside County

STERLING — Rotary clubs in Sterling and Rock Falls donated a combined $8,000 to the LIFE Imagination Library of Whiteside County.

The program distributes a book each month to children through age 5 in association with the Dolly Parson Imagination Library. LIFE stands for Literacy Is Fun(damental) For Everyone. The program is supported through the United Way of Whiteside County and serves about 1,600 children each year.

The check represents the amount of Rotary donations from the three clubs and a matching grant from Rotary District 6420.