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Sponsors & Partners

These organizations are collaborating on more than 50 events for the Reading Together program: panels and presentations, a film series, memoir writing workshops, book discussions, and, for the first time this year, eight programs especially for children and youth.


Sponsors

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Kalamazoo Public Library

Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library


Contributors

Athena Book Shop

Climax/Lawrence Memorial Library

Comstock Township Library

Fetzer Institute

First Baptist Church

Fresh Fire AME Church

Friends of the Western Michigan University Libraries

Galesburg Memorial Library

Irving S. Gilmore Foundation

Kalamazoo Civic Theater

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo Gazette

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kazoo Books I & II

Parchment Community Library

Portage District Library

Richland Community Library

Schoolcraft Community Library

Rodman Public Library, Alliance, OH


Participants

Businesses

Acorn

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Downtown Kalamazoo Inc.

Felpausch Food Cente

G & O Dollar Store 

Gazelle Sports

Gordon Water

Orrin B. Hayes, Inc. 

Kalamazoo Sportswear 

Manatron, Inc.

Millennium Restaurant Group

Moon & Stars

Waldenbooks

 

Civic/Cultural Organizations

Alpha Delta Kappa 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Kalamazoo Chapter)

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo

Augusta-Ross Township District Library

Community Access Center

Eastern Heights Book Club

Great Lakes PeaceJam

Gull Road Book Club

Hispanic American Council

Jeter’s Leaders

Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce

Kalamazoo Valley Walkers

Leadership Kalamazoo

Saturday Eves Book Club

Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society

Vicksburg District Library

 

Health and Social Service Agencies

Borgess Medical Center Library

Bronson Methodist Hospital

Ecumenical Senior Center

ERAC/CE

Fountains at Bronson Place

Friendship Village

Greater Kalamazoo United Way

Heritage Community of Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity

Late Show at the Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home

Ministry with Community

New Genesis, Inc.

Strong Families Safe Children Coalition

Better Tomorrows Steering Committee

Walking Together

YMCA

YWCA

 

Educational Institutions

Davenport University

Hackett Central Catholic High School

Kalamazoo Public Schools:

Kalamazoo Central High School

Loy Norrix High School 

Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Portage Public Schools:

Portage Central High School

Portage Community High School

Western Michigan University:

African Studies Program

Lewis Walker Institute

University Counseling and Testing Center

University Libraries

 

Government

City of Kalamazoo

City of Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation

Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo Public Safety 

 

Neighborhood Organizations

Douglass Community Association

Eastside Community Center

Fairmont Neighborhood Association

Stuart Avenue Restoration Association

West Main Hill Neighborhood Association

 

Religious Organizations

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church

Church and Synagogue Library Association

First Presbyterian Church

First United Baptist Church

First United Methodist Church

Galilee Baptist Church

Grace Ecumenical Fellowship

Hadassah Book Group

ISAAC (Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy 
and Action in the Community)

North Presbyterian Church

Northside Ministerial Alliance

Peoples’ Church

Portage United Church of Christ

Pine Island Presbyterian Church

St. Catherine of Siena

St. Lukes Episcopal Church

Second Reformed Church

Skyridge Church of the Brethren

Temple B'nai Israel

Third Christian Reformed Church

Unitarian Universalist Community Church

Westwood United Methodist Church
 

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