Local Kids Get “Inspired”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some kids in the Rogue Valley are taking home new books this week. The “Be Inspired” campaign is giving away more than eight million books to schools across the country. NewsWatch 12’s Kirstin O’Connor spoke with the Area Manager for the local SMART program that helped get several of these books locally. … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley SMART Program Gets Books

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some at-risk kids in the Rogue Valley will have the opportunity to take home some new books. Newswatch 12, ABC, and First Book recognized the SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) program and awarded 2500 books to the organization through the Be Inspired Campaign. The program consists of over 700 volunteers dedicating time once … Continue reading »