HPD Partners Up For Literacy
April 4, 2005 -- KXLN-TV 45
(Univision), Ford and Scholastic sponsored the "Todos A Leer"
family celebration at Port Houston Elementary School April 1,
police were proud to offer assistance in such a worthwhile effort.
Houston Police Lieutenant Robert Manzo joined
other area professionals during kick-off celebrations of this
reading initiative, which stresses the importance of daily reading
and promotes literacy throughout our community. Lieutenant Manzo
stated that it was an honor to be asked to participate in such
a worthwhile community event.
Immediately following the kick-off ceremonies,
Lieutenant Manzo and the other guests were invited into individual
classrooms where they had an opportunity to read several stories
to the students. As noted by Manzo, "the children seemed
genuinely excited to be a part of this initiative. Their enthusiasm
Photos are available of Lieutenant Robert Manzo,
assigned to the Houston Police Department Public Affairs Division,
reading to a group of second graders at the school.
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Click here for photo #2.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.