Category: Special Event

Scrabble® Mania Online Auction May 17-23
May 7, 2020May 18, 2020
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Scrabble® Mania Online Auction May 17-23

The Literacy Council’s Scrabble® Mania Online Auction for Literacy opens for bidding at noon Sunday, May 17 through 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 23! Normally held as a silent auction during our annual Scrabble® Mania for Literacy fundraiser, the event had to be cancelled due to the current COVID-19 public health crisis. The proceeds from...

Board of Directors Celebrate Friends of the Literacy Council
February 21, 2020February 21, 2020
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Board of Directors Celebrate Friends of the Literacy Council

February 5, 2020: Delaplaine Arts Center The Board of Directors hosted an evening reception on February 5th to celebrate the numerous Friends of the Literacy Council whose support enables the organization to provide essential literacy services for the community. Richard Haney, Board President, welcomed the representatives from Frederick County and Frederick City leadership, community business,...

Literacy Council Joins Changemakers 2019 at Arena Stage!
November 5, 2019November 12, 2019
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Literacy Council Joins Changemakers 2019 at Arena Stage!

On October 28, 2019, 70+ nonprofit organizations from throughout the Greater Washington Region, including the Literacy Council, were featured at an exhilarating evening #BeAChangemaker event at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center!  Over 400 members of the philanthropic community enthusiastically engaged with nonprofit representatives throughout the evening, learning about their work through interactive and...

2019 Celebration of Achievements
June 15, 2019August 1, 2019
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2019 Celebration of Achievements

On June 11, the Literacy Council of Frederick County celebrated the many accomplishments of its adult learners, volunteer service, and testimonials about the Council’s new workplace literacy and parent outreach programs. Catherine Cox, Board President, opened the evening with the announcement that the Literacy Council has been selected by the Catalogue for Philanthropy Greater Washington...

THANK YOU!! 4th Annual Scrabble© Mania for Literacy is a Success!
April 5, 2019August 1, 2019
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THANK YOU!! 4th Annual Scrabble© Mania for Literacy is a Success!

The Literacy Council’s 2019 Scrabble© Mania for Literacy fundraising event held at Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant on March 30 was a big success, raising over $10,000 to support adult literacy programs for our community! This was not an ordinary Scrabble tournament! Teams of four worked together to produce the highest overall score – and if they...

Giving Societies of the Literacy Council of Frederick County Announced at Special Reception
October 29, 2018February 25, 2019
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Giving Societies of the Literacy Council of Frederick County Announced at Special Reception

The Literacy Council celebrated the start of its 56th year by hosting a special reception to thank friends and community representatives for their support of the organization’s adult literacy programs.  Board of Directors Vice President Richard Haney announced the new initiative: In honor of three remarkable women, Dolly Engle and Kay Mackley, who founded the...

Scrabble® Mania for Literacy!
January 12, 2018January 13, 2018
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Scrabble® Mania for Literacy!

Join us at Dutch’s Daughter on Saturday, March 10, 2-5pm, for an afternoon of team Scrabble®! You don’t have to be an expert player to have lots of fun. You needn’t have ever played a game of Scrabble® before! Teams of four compete against other teams. (You can sign up as part of a team,...

Our Fourth Annual Celebration of Achievements!
July 1, 2017December 18, 2018
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Our Fourth Annual Celebration of Achievements!

We kicked off the summer by celebrating our students’ achievements over the past year with a reception at the Delaplaine Arts Center. Students’ families, tutors, members of the Frederick County community, and the LCFC board and staff were there to cheer as students received awards for literacy-related accomplishments such as finding a job, getting a...