In support to DepEd Quezon’s reading program, Grolier International Inc. donated P1,000,000.00 worth of books for the 393 select school-beneficiaries in the entire Division, March 10, 2021.
In behalf of the school-beneficiaries, OIC-ASDS Herbert D. Perez received the books from the donor institution through Mr. Rolando Turica, President and Founder of Torch Research Resources Corporation during the ceremonial book turnover held at the Division Library Hub. The activity was also witnessed by EPS in Filipino Joseph Jarasa; National Channel Manager of Grolier Philippines Ms. Edna Blanco; SGOD Chief Elizabeth M. De Villa; and Torch Research Resources Corporation Middle Manager Ms. Mylene Usi.
Grolier International Inc. has been publishing encyclopediae, children’s books, reference sets, educational materials and multimedia products since 1895. Being one of the leading book distributors in the country, it firmly believes that it is a must to develop every child’s love for reading, because as in the words of Turica, “Reading is the heart of education.”
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