Post Office Box 4    Reading, KS   66868

Reading Community Development

The Reading Community Development is a non-profit organization devoted to the continued improvement of our small part of the world.

We need the public support and input to identify, connect and develop into a thriving community which nourish youth, engage citizens and foster partnerships.

Business, Education, Government and Human Services are all facets of the area we work with to formulate solutions.  It has fostered numerous action teams that have continued to move the community forward.  We will continue toward our future utilizing the existing organizations established in our area.

Our next meeting is:

No meetings at this time!

Members keep up with news on our FaceBook Page.

Projects & Programs

Community folks gathering information and talents to

enrich the whole community.

We are always looking for input from all corners of the community.  We are currently involved with the following events and projects: 

  • New Benches Program with Reading School Students


  • Park playground equipment repair & replacement


  • Grants to support a NEW business incubator


  • Spring Break Movie Organization


  • Kids Summer Programs


  • Organizational Information Sharing (Website, Clubs Reporting, Joining Forces to handle Projects) 


  • USD #251 Forums

  •  Lawn of the month

  •  Light Up the Town

  • Scholarships

Contact RCD President, Reta Jackson

Reading, KS
RCD members only

Thank you to all the Graduating Seniors and Post Graduate Alumni who submitted Scholarship Applications.  Winners will be notified and will be announced in the Next Newsletter.


RCD still have the 125 year Celebration Mugs for sale.  We also purchased new Street Flags for our Main Street, Highway and new ones for Franklin Street.  Brian the City Maintenance manager will

be getting those up so give him a big thank you when you see him.   Reta Jackson

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