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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Join Us for a Spelling Bee to Support Adult English Literacy

Please Save the Date to join MCAEL and the network of adult English literacy programs in Montgomery County for the First Annual Grown-Up Spelling Bee for Adult Literacy.
We look forward to U-p-r-o-a-r-i-o-u-s FUN and teambuilding – we’d love to have you bee part of our hive in our efforts to strengthen the county-wide English literacy network with resources, training, collaborations and advocacy to support a thriving community and an optimal workforce. Join MCAEL, Emcee Lorna Virgili, community leaders, and members of the MCAEL coalition.
Come learn about literacy, bee-come a literacy supporter, join in the fun, and support the teams who will be judged in the competition by celebrity judges:
Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove
DeRionne Pollard, President, Montgomery College
Shirley Brandman, Member, Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education
April 9, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Cocktail Reception and Spelling Bee Competition
to support adult literacy
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
at the Takoma Park/silver Spring Campus
7995 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910
Invitations & Ticket information to follow
Thank you to our early sponsors:  Adventist Healthcare Inc., Montgomery College, The Doris and Sanford Slavin Foundation, Comcast, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, EagleBank, and Esther Newman.
Sponsorships and team opportunities available – contact Kathy Stevens at KStevens@MCAEL.org
"Without MCAEL, we’d be duplicating efforts and maybe not doing [our work] very well.  I’m so impressed by the people of all ages and backgrounds who are involved.  We all have a commitment to help people learn English, so they can function in the community and within families."
Dunya Hecht, Rockville Senior Center English program
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