Value News Articles - Melissa M. Struttmann

CCLP Asks Area Citizens to Become Caring Grands Reading Program Tutors

By: Melissa Struttmann | Category: Education | Issue: August 2019

Elementary schools expect students to have developed proficient reading skills by first grade, but many children struggle to keep up without the proper level of individualized support and instruction. The Mission of the Caring Grands Reading Program is to provide tutoring to struggling readers. Volunteers spend 30 minutes a week during the school year to provide one-on-one tutoring with eligible first and second-graders, equipping them with tools to become successful readers before entering third grade. If you're interested in helping the next generation succeed in school, you can attend a free Tutor Training workshop on Thursday, August 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Creek County Literacy Program in Sapulpa. Find more information about the program in the August 2019 edition of VALUES News Magazine and at

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Moving for Better Balance

By: Melissa Struttmann | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: January 2015

According to a report by the Injury Prevention Service – Oklahoma State Department of Health, most fall injuries happen in predictable, preventable ways.

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Learn to Save Lives

By: Melissa Struttmann | Category: Education | Issue: May 2014

Beckie Doyle, health educator for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, encourages Creek County and surrounding area residents and families to attend a free Heartsave…

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