For Immediate Release                            

Nellis Air Force Base Airmen team up with Spread the Word Nevada to Provide More than 1,900 Books to Students at Manch and Lowman Elementary Schools

Who:    Spread the Word Nevada and more than 70 Nellis AFB Airmen to bring more than 1,900 books to students at Manch and Lowman Elementary Schools.

What:    Nellis AFB started Ruck for Reading in 2014 at Craig ES with 200 books and 7 volunteers. This year, the Airmen teamed up with Spread the Word Nevada and grew the program to more than 90 volunteers and more than 2,600 books. Uniformed volunteers will be visiting each classroom at both schools to hand deliver these treasures to the students so they can continue to grow their home libraries.

When:    7:00 AM on Monday, November 9, 2015 – Manch ES
9:00 AM on Monday, November 9, 2015 – Lowman ES

Where:    Manch ES
4351 N Lamont St, Las Vegas, NV 89115

Lowman ES
4225 N Lamont St, Las Vegas, NV 89115

***Please note – the schools are directly next to one another

About Spread the Word Nevada
Spread the Word Nevada, Inc., is a children’s literacy nonprofit, 501(c) (3) corporation, dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. While developing a love of reading, these libraries promote future academic achievement and self-confidence, which impacts lifelong success. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 3 million gently used and new books to approximately 387,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada. Please visit to learn more about program details or call at (702) 564-7809. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


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