Spotlighting Rural America on “Read Across America Week

This week, kids all across the country are diving into books for National Education Association’s “Read Across America”.

In Pennsylvania, one farm organization is getting involved and showcasing the importance of rural America. Cheryl Miller, the Pennsylvania State Grange Lecturer, and Eileen Cramer, President, attended Howard Elementary where they expressed the importance of getting Broadband internet service in rural areas. According to The Express, they also spoke on how the Grange supports agriculture across the nation.

The Grange is the oldest agricultural and rural advocacy organization in the U.S., and nationally represents around 140,000 members.

Story via The Express

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Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell is one of Ireland’s best known performers – from Australia to Alaska.
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
First introduced to RFD-TV on Larry’s Country Diner, The Malpass Brothers, modern day troubadours, bring you their very own, brand-new show to RFD-TV. Viewers can enjoy traditional country music from the brother duo of Chris & Taylor Malpass, a featured celebrity guest on each episode, and loads of clever humor.
Ray’s Roadhouse is a weekly program featuring the music of Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel. Ray and his band Asleep at the Wheel has had a more than 50 year career in the music industry and over the years have earned nine Grammy Awards. The program also will feature guest performers such as Pat Green, Stoney LaRue and Kelly Willis.
“The Marty Stuart Show” is a must-see during RFD-TV’s Saturday Night Music Row. Each exciting episode features Mr. Stuart and his band “The Fabulous Superlatives.” Episodes also feature his wife — “Country Queen,” Ms. Connie Smith—who has helped make the show a celebrated success.