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Spellebration 2019: The Musical

Spellebration 2019: The Musical   Broadway to Literacy Literacy Outreach and Colorado Mountain College are teaming up again this year to support adult literacy in Garfield County. Spellebration: The Musical brings fun for all ages, high-spirited competition, costumed characters, plus food and libations together. Returning for the 26th year on April 5, 2019, at La Quinta […]

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Those Were the Days

This week Literacy Outreach lost a friend. The impressions she made on us will never be forgotten. Volunteer, Steve Shute, summed it up best in his letter to the Spellebration crew. You will be missed Cyn. To our Spellebration community: Our dear friend, Cyn Cyr lost her battle with cancer last night. She missed Spellebration 2017 […]

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Volunteer Today to Change the World One Word at a Time.

Change the World One Word at a Time Volunteer today to change the world one word at a time. Volunteers are need to tutor adults learning basic literacy skills. Some struggle to read and write. Some struggle to improve their oral English skills. No special skills are required. You do not need to speak a […]

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Colorado Gives Day is December 8, 2015

Support Literacy Outreach on Colorado Gives Day Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.  Colorado Gives Day features a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a […]

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Mystery of the Misspelled Word Solved!

Deb Nicholson, Tinker Duclo and Bob VonAchen solved the mystery of the misspelled word at Spellebration on Friday, March 15 at the Hotel Colorado. This team of three spellers, sponsored by Colorado Mountain College West Garfield Campus, successfully defended their title as the best spellers in Garfield County. They correctly spelled the penultimate word, “treen,” […]

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Learning to Read as an Adult

Learning to read as an adult is like walking out of a long, dark tunnel into sun. Maybe. Actually, it’s probably more like wanting desperately to get out of a labyrinth of tunnels but you don’t know where to turn. Then someone says, “Go this way. It will be hard, but someone will be there […]

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Shop smile.Amazon and support Literacy Outreach

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Literacy Outreach whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Literacy Outreach by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com on Black Friday. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4713475

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thank you Everyone!  Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and express our gratitude for the things we appreciate most in our lives that we may not always take the time to acknowledge. Literacy Outreach is grateful for all of our volunteers and students.  We couldn’t do it without your help.

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Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

We will be closed Thursday and Friday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Have a warm and safe holiday everyone. Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers for all they do!

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Amazon.com Supports Literacy

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Literacy Outreach whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Literacy Outreach by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com on Black Friday. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4713475

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