Monday, October 27, 2014
Save the date to BEE there
Save the Date – Thursday March 5, 2015, 6:30 pm
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
MCAEL is proud to announce the Second Annual Grown-Up Spelling Bee for Adult English Literacy. Catch the Buzz and mark your calendars now. Join MCAEL Staff, Board, Providers, Instructors, community leaders and some of the coalition’s 15,000+ adult learners to raise money for and awareness about literacy in Montgomery County, MD.
We once again congratulate Holy Cross Hospital, last year’s champion. Will they t-r-i-u-m-p-h again this year ??? Cheer on the teams that are competing in an adult spelling bee. Sponsors with teams thus far include: Montgomery College, Adventist Health Care, Lee Development Group, and Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, to name a few. For sponsorship & team opportunities, please contact Kathy Stevens, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shirley Brandman, Montgomery County Public Schools, Board of Education Member will be this year’s word pronouncer and our celebrity judges will include:
· Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove
· Ginanne Italiano, President & CEO, The Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce
· Suzan Jenkins, CEO, Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County
· TBA – an adult English learner
The fun includes a cocktail reception, audience spelling competition, and much more. Plan to bee there. Tickets will go on sale after January 1, 2015.