Month: <span>October 2021</span>

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In Memory of Literacy Council Volunteers
October 16, 2021October 31, 2021
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In Memory of Literacy Council Volunteers

The Literacy Council offers sincere condolences to the families and friends of these wonderful volunteers.   Bruce Kenworthy, 73, passed away on October 8, 2021.  Bruce told people his line of work was “books and kids.”  He carried that forward by volunteering both at Middletown Elementary School and as a Literacy Council tutor and supporter....

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jim
October 13, 2021October 13, 2021
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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jim

“Whatever the issue, literacy is a part of it. Imagine yourself for a day or two days, how would you exist if you couldn’t read?” This month’s Volunteer Spotlight recognizes Jim, a volunteer who joined the Literacy Council and completed tutor training in January 2019.  Jim has been tutoring students from the Literacy Council’s Basic Literacy...

Learner Spotlight: Meet Jamila
October 8, 2021October 8, 2021
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Learner Spotlight: Meet Jamila

Welcome to our monthly Learner Spotlight! We invite you to meet Jamila, our featured student this month in our “Learner Spotlight”.  Featured adult learners will represent all of the Literacy Council’s programs, including authors from Reflections: Voices of English Learners, the Literacy Council’s literary magazine, as well as other students. My name is Jamila. I...