The Reading Council’s Co-President is encouraging interested persons within the Territory to join the council. “In order for us to thoroughly identify and address the problems affecting literacy within this community we will need support and assistance by way of membership,” she said. The annual adult spelling bee competition will be held. Aug 06, · The Literacy Council of Tyler provides free adult education, including GED programs, English as a second language (ESL) courses, and courses in basic adult literacy. Through the spelling bee, the Literacy Council raises enough money for at least 95 adults to go through its program.
Proceeds from the bee benefit the literacy council, a nonprofit that offers adult education courses, citizenship tutoring, computer literacy, English as a . Apr 30, · The Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Literacy Coalition. “In the last four years, we’ve doubled the number of people receiving literacy services, and it’s because of this event,” says Executive Director Meg Poag.
The Spelling Bee is hosted by Altrusa International of Asheville in conjunction with the Literacy Council of Buncombe County. Through the years, with the support of the business community and the general public of Buncombe County, the Spelling Bee has raised over $, for adult literacy. Bee-ing on a spelling team is a great way to bond with your fellow worker bees while supporting adult literacy. Teams of three compete by spelling words sure to stump even the savviest speller. Bee sure to follow us on social media and let people know you are participating in the First Literacy 31st Corporate Spelling Bee.