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Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta

Tutor and StudentThe mission of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta – LVA is to promote and foster increased literacy for adults who have low literacy skills or those for whom English is not their native language through volunteer tutoring. We also encourage and aid individuals, groups, or organizations who want to help adults read better through a community communications program. All our services are provided free of charge to anyone in the Greater Augusta region. 

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A Member organization of ProLiteracy

Credit: Images licensed through Creative Commons by BooleanSplit, Liz West.

Christmas wrapping at B&N

Christmas present wrapped in redOn Saturday, December 13th and Friday, December 19th, from 1:00 – 5:00  pm each day, LVA will be at Barnes and Noble store at the Marketplace Mall in Augusta to provide gift wrapping services to the public. Donations for this service will be welcomed.

If you are available to volunteer and help, please call the LVA Office 626-3440 or drop us an e-mail info@lva-augusta.org

PS:

Fall Scrabble spells SUCCESS

ScrabbleThank you to all of the players, sponsors and volunteers who made our 5th Annual Fall Team SCRABBLE Tournament a great success.

And the winners are!

For Top Pledges:

1st Place – Diane Sleek – who chose the prize of a ferry ride and overnight stay on Monhegan Island.

2nd Place – David Welch – who won an overnight at the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern and free ticket for the Amtrak Downeaster

Competitive Scrabble Team Winners:

1st Place – The Witch and I

2nd Place – Team Sleek

3rd Place – Team Welch

Social Scrabble Team Winners:

1st Place – Wordly Wordsters

2nd Place – Monhegan Mavens

Thank you Sponsors

The following Sponsors helped to make this event a success!

  • American Awards, Augusta
  • Augusta Fuel Company
  • The Brunswick Hotel and Tavern
  • Shining Sails B&B – Monhegan Island
  • J.S. McCarthy, Augusta
  • Blue Willow Tea Room
  • Amtrak Downeaster

And lest we not forget our Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors:

Here are some photos of the event. You may view all of the photos on John Brandt’s (our resident photographer, web guy and board secretary) Flickr page!

Some of the action Monhegan Mavens Diane Sleek wins a trip Team Sleek Team Welch