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Altrusa International of Laconia has been involved in many literacy initiatives. Among these initiatives is their partnership with LRGH to provide large print books, books on tape or CD, and large print copies of Readers Digest to the Eldercare unit. Altrusa of Laconia has also provided over 200 books for pediatric-aged children for the REACH OUT AND READ program, which is coordinated by Karen Davis RN, at seven LRGH offices. Pictured are some members of the Laconia Altrusa Literacy Committee recently preparing packages for the LRGH newborns: Tracie Grant, Diane Gaynor and Maureen Sanborn. Other Literacy Committee members not pictured: Deanne Murphy, Sue Clauson, Barbara DeAngelis. (Courtesy photo)