Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Century 21 Annex Realty Team Supports Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts - Quincy at the Thomas Crane Public Library

The Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts - Quincy, Thomas Crane Public Library, of Quincy Massachusetts, held its' First Annual Adult Spelling Bee tonight at the Clifford Marshall School, Quincy.

Century 21 Annex Realty of Quincy and Hanover was a proud corporate sponsor of this event. A team of 3 of its' Realtor Associates Mary Collins, Ruthie Dollarhide and Leslie Maher, had fun while participating in the event.

From their description of their program:
"LVM-Quincy is a library literacy program that provides free, one-on-one tutoring in basic reading and writing to adults on the South Shore. Founded by Ann McLaughlin in 1986, LVM-Quincy is one of 12 LVM programs statewide and a full affiliate of the national network of Literacy Volunteers. We serve adults whose reading levels range from non-reader to sixth grade level."
Master of Ceremonies was Hank Morse of WROR FM who cast his unique spell on the evening and Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea J. Cabral was the word pronouncer.
The contest was judged by John Powers, writer for the Boston Globe, Chazy Dowaliby, editor of the Patriot Ledger and Brockton Enterprise, and Ann McLaughlin, Directory of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

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