Whatcom READS! Awarded Humanities Washington Program Grant Print Email

Whatcom READS!, the community-wide reading program in Whatcom County, was awarded a $7,500 matching grant from Humanities Washington. 

WA Humanities LogoThe grant will help Whatcom READS! with funding the author’s visit and with promotion and publicity expenses.

eHumanities Washington is the state's flagship non-profit for promoting and providing programs based in the humanities. Since 1973, Humanities Washington has provided program grants and a rich array of programs, exhibits, and experiences to hundreds of thousands of people across the state.  (www.humanities.org)

Elizabeth George’s book In the Presence of the Enemy was chosen as this year’s title.  Watch for programs in your community this fall and see Ms. George live in February 2012 when she visits Whatcom County.  Find out all the details and join in the conversation at the Whatcom READS! website www.whatcomreads.org.