LCSC's Kremer earns Brighest Star honor
Lewis-Clark State College's Director of Lewis-Clark Service Corps Charlette Kremer has been named as one of the 2008 Governor's Brightest Stars in Idaho.
Kremer was honored in Boise last Thursday at a ceremony for her work with the First Book organization. First Book-LCSC gives away books to low-income families to help the children with reading skills.
First Book is a nonprofit organization with a mission to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books. Through hundreds of local Advisory Boards, the First Book National Book Bank, and the First Book Marketplace, the organization provides an ongoing supply of new books to children participating in community-based mentoring, tutoring, and family literacy programs. First Book has provided more than 50 million new books to children in need in thousands of communities nationwide.
Kremer was nominated by Kelly Houston, Executive Director for Serve Idaho in Boise.
The Governor’s Brightest Star Awards celebrate the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of Idaho volunteers. This year’s Brightest Star honorees represent individuals, youth, organizations, schools, businesses, corporations, and communities.
Kremer was honored by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and his wife, Lori.
For more information about the Governor’s Brightest Star Awards visit www.serveidaho.org or contact Kelly Houston, Executive Director Serve Idaho, Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism at 208-658-2063 or 1-800-588-3334 (within Idaho)