Reading program offering free books to post children to be held Saturday

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FORT HUACHUCA — Literacy starts at an early age and Saturday military children in pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade will be taking part in the Books to Bases program on the post.

The Blue Star  Families, a national non-profit organization, program seeks to create the importance to literacy to military families through book donations.

Heading up the first event held on the fort is Blue Star Family national volunteer Erin Whitehead, assisted by Beth Bellizzi. Whitehead is a wife of a Marine assigned to the post and was the 2010 Marine Spouse of the Year.

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