Wednesday, April 5, 2017
MCAEL 4th Annual Grown-Up Spelling Bee
Ready, Set, S-p-e-l-l!
MCAEL’s 4th ANNUAL GROWN-UP SPELLING BEE
FOR ADULT ENGLISH LITERACY
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
Cocktail reception @ 6:30 pm, Bee promptly starts @ 7:15 pm
Bee site: http://www.mcaelspellingbee.com
The Place to Bee:
Delicious food, open bar and audience activities make this a one of a kind event in Montgomery County. More than a fun evening the event is a way for community members to learn more and support MCAEL’s work. Adult English literacy is key to Montgomery County’s success.
Our emcee this year is Kathleen Matthews! In addition to being a Montgomery County resident, Kathleen Matthews is the former chief communications and public affairs officer for hotel company Marriott International. Prior to joining Marriott International, she was a reporter for 25 years at WJLA-TV Channel 7. Joining Matthews are more local celebrities:
Dr. Robin C. Barr, Linguist-in-Residence, ?American University, Washington DC
Michael Bobbitt, Adventure Theater
Jud Ashman, Mayor of Gaithersburg
Marilyn Balcombe, President/CEO Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce
Shebra Evans, District 4 representative on the Montgomery County Board of Education in Maryland
Montgomery County corporations and organizations take the stage with their teams as each group takes a turn spelling a word. The event is very competitive and it’s all in good fun – most importantly teams are there to support the MCAEL network of providers.
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Sponsors thus far include: Adventist HealthCare Rockville, Montgomery College, Burness, Bethesda Magazine, Social & Scientific Systems, Lee Development Group, Universities at Shady Grove, Signal Financial Federal Credit Union, Lerch, Early and Brewer, Eaglebank, Denizens Brewing Co., and Rivka Yerushalmi
Sponsorships large and small are still available.
*Letters Sponsorships $100-$300, purchase a letter for your small business or loved one. For more information on sponsorships contact Kathy Stevens email@example.com