Laredo Next Generation Rotary and City Commissioner Elect Daisy Perez are hosting a book and supply drive for the library from now until February 15th. Supplies that can be donated include books, construction paper, markers, crayons, pencils, pens, erasers, glitter, water or acrylic paints, scissors, glue, spiral notebooks, theme paper, yarn, poster board, rulers, and pencil sharpeners. The Lamar Bruni Vergara El Cenizo Library opened on May 11, 2017. The library was funded by the Lamar Bruni Vergara Trust and was completed through a collaboration with UISD, The County of Webb, and the City of El Cenizo. The library is operated by the City of El Cenizo and serves approximately 100 students weekly Monday- Friday 2pm-7pm. It currently houses 3,614 books. It is funded by the City of El Cenizo’s fund and private and public donations made to the library. The library is also in need of financial support to help with equipment upgrades, furnishing, and new shelving.
WHEN: Now – February 15th
WHERE: Donations can be made at Pla Mor Entertainment, 2819 Bob Bullock Loop, or at 1st Choice Therapy, 6999 McPherson Rd #212
CONTACT: Daisy Perez City Commissioner Elect at 956-229-2311 or Laura Narvaez Next Generation Rotary President at 956-645-0751