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Leave Your Mark

Here are two easy ways to help us help others! Please consider us in your end of year giving: Check mailed to: Marion County Literacy Council 120 SW 5 St Ocala, Fl 34471 Credit Card: Please call the office at (352) 690-7323 and ask for Summer. Become a Tutor: We need dedicated and motivate volunteers

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2015 Plans- Moving Forward

Moving Forward I’m so excited about the plans to grow our services for our students and community. Larger Outreach Early this summer we were able to expand our services into Marion Oaks. We are already in the process of adding a second full class of students and hope to add a couple more by summer.

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Tutor Reports

Tutor Reports by Brian Roders When first asked the question of “Why do you tutor?” I immediately thought “Oh, I’ve asked myself the same question on various occasions.” On Monday and Tuesdays I voluntarily tutor students in pre-GED reading, writing, and mathematics. In addition to the eight students who I help with their GED-sharpening skills,

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Notes from the Directors Desk

Hello All! Welcome to our first e-newsletter. Lots of new and exciting things are happening at the Literacy Council. The obvious, I’m new! On Sept. 2 I had the honor of becoming the new executive director here at the Council.  It’s been a pleasure getting to know all of the amazing volunteers, tutors and students

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1st Annual Team Scrabble Competition

Event Roundup Team Scrabble 2015 The Marion County Literacy Council hosted its first ever Team Scrabble event on Sept. 26. The event, presented by Bobby Genovese, was a great success.   Each team, filled with 8 members, were given twenty minutes to come up with the best scrabble board possible. The teams were able to buy

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“FUN”draising Team Members Needed

Recruitment The Marion County Literacy Council is currently recruiting Team Members to help plan the Inaugural TEAM Scrabble event in September 2014 and the 6th Annual Kiss the Horse for Literacy in November 2014. We are looking for people who enjoy planning FUN events; recruiting volunteers, soliciting for in-kind donations for silent auctions, selling tickets,

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Marion County Literacy Grand Opening

Grand Opening

Grand opening at the new Marion County Literacy facility near Downtown Ocala. February 28th 2013. More images. We have moved into our new location at 120 SW 5th Street. The new 6000 square foot features a computer lab, library and training room and ten study rooms.