Scrabble Challenge 2013
Congratulations to Girls Inc. of SWCT who captured the Teen Team Challenge, and “The Scramblers” from Family Services of Greater Waterbury who were the 1st place winners in both the Main and Bonus rounds!
Main thanks to our event sponsors: Ion Bank Foundation and Holy Cross High School, our emcee Larry Rifkin, and all our players and supporters. It was a great success!
Please consider these two ways to support LVGW:
Give Local is a 36-hour community-wide online giving challenge from
Tuesday November 12 at 7 a.m. through Wednesday November 13 at 7 p.m.
Visit www.GiveLocalCCF.org and support Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury.
Your donation in any amount will be appreciated! Thank you.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Holiday Shopping Night at
Elizabeth Richard Gifts
951 Chase Parkway, Waterbury
A portion of every sale will benefit Literacy Volunteers. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, wine, and chocolate, plus gifts for all attendees. Bring a friend!
A Call for Tutors
Discover how you can help local adults learn how to read, write, speak,
and understand English. Attend a one-hour Volunteer Orientation to learn
about LVGW, the students we serve, volunteer opportunities, and the
training program. January dates to be announced soon. Call 203-754-1164.
About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers was founded by Ruth Colvin in Syracuse, New York in 1962. It quickly grew into a national organization with affiliates throughout the U.S. In 2002, Literacy Volunteers of America merged with Laubach Literacy to form ProLiteracy Worldwide, the largest adult literacy organization in the world.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW) began in 1974. As an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy America, we are proud to be a member of a national and international network of community-based education programs. LVGW is located in the lower level of the Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury.
LVGW strives to meet the literacy needs of adults in the Greater Waterbury area residing in the following 14 towns: Waterbury, Wolcott, Plymouth, Thomaston, Prospect, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Cheshire, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Southbury, Woodbury, and Watertown/Oakville.
LVGW offers free programs for adults:
- Basic Literacy (BL) for adults who speak English but read and write at very low levels
- English as a Second Language (ESL) for immigrants and refugees who need English instruction in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
- Family Literacy designed for parents of children in pre-school and elementary school.
LVGW is especially dedicated to building workforce and job readiness skills to build self-confidence and self-sufficiency.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Silas Bronson Library ~ 267 Grand Street ~ Waterbury, CT 06702
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Agency