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25th Annual Adult Spelling Bee – 2017

Friday
June 9, 2017


Have fun & raise funds to provide free one-on-one tutoring for adults who need help with reading, writing, spelling, grammar and comprehension.

2016 Winning Team: Clermont Cougars 

Registration – 11:00 a.m.
Competition – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Miami Township Civic Center
6101 Meijer Drive
Milford, Ohio 45150

Download Team Registration & Donation Form here.

Download Information Flyer here.

Clermont Chamber of Commerce: The Hip Bees

Ohio Means Jobs Clermont County: Super Bees

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Concert to Benefit Literacy

The Power of Reading – The Power of Music

Musicians: Sarah Kim, Suzanne Bona, Paul Alexander, Stephen Fryxell and Manisha Patel

Sunday, March 19
2:00 p.m.

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
8101 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255
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On-line ticket sales ended on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern time. Tickets are available at the concert for $30.00.

 

 

Honorary Advocate:
Paul AlexanderCincinnati Bengals Assistant Coach/Offensive Line

Susan Vilardo, Exec. Dir. of Literacy Council, Paul Alexander, Cincinnati Bengals

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Please donate on November 29, 2016

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Adults come to The Literacy Council of Clermont & Brown Counties to improve their reading skills, so they can help children with homework, find a job, pass the GED, read to grandchildren, and pay bills without help. You help them accomplish these important activities with your financial donation to the agency. On behalf of these courageous adult learners who change their lives every day through the power of reading and writing, we thank you for your generosity. Happy Holidays!

On-line Donation via PayPal
(you do not need a PayPal account)

Please include your email address in your PayPal transaction.
Your contribution receipt will be sent to your email address.

If you prefer, you can make a donation by sending a check.

Make your check payable to LCCBC and send it to the following address:

The Literacy Council of Clermont & Brown Counties
745 Center Street, Suite 300
Milford, OH 45150

The Literacy Council of Clermont & Brown Counties is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. 

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24th Annual Spelling Bee – 2016

The 2016 Literacy Council Spelling Bee held on June 10, 2016 at the Miami Township Civic Center was a big success! Thank you to all the Spelling Bee teams, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and Miami Township Civic Center Trustees for your generosity in providing time, gifts, space and participation.

Congratulations to the eight teams who participated this year, finishing in this order:

  1. UC Clermont College – “Clermont Cougars”
  2. Tepe & Eichert Families – “The Inkredibles”
  3. Total Quality Logistics – “Spellt Bred”
  4. Clermont Chamber of Commerce – “The Hip Bees”
  5. Literacy Council – “ABZ’s”
  6. Ohio Means Jobs Clermont County – “Super Bees”
  7. L-3 Communications FOS – “BEE L-3”
  8. Clermont County Public Library – “Bookworms”

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23rd Annual Spelling Bee – 2015

The 2015 Literacy Council Spelling Bee held on June 12, 2015 at the Miami Township Civic Center was a big success! Thank you to all the Spelling Bee teams, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and Miami Township Civic Center Trustees for your generosity in providing time, gifts, space and participation.

Congratulations to the eight teams who participated this year, finishing in this order:

  1. Ohio Means Jobs Clermont County – “Beeauties”
  2. Literacy Council – “ABZ’s”
  3. Clermont County Public Library – “Bookworms”
  4. LEAD Clermont Class of 2015 – “#BA Fearless Fifteen”
  5. “The Inkredibles”
  6. UC Clermont College – “EMT’s”
  7. Pinebrook Retirement Living – “Word Nerds”
  8. Clermont Chamber of Commerce – “The Hip Bees”

Additional Awards and Pictures ……
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2015 Spelling Bee Details

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Have fun & raise funds to provide free one-on-one tutoring for adults who need help with reading, writing, spelling, grammar and comprehension.

June 12, 2015
Registration 11:00
Competition 12:00 to 3:00

Miami Township Civic Center
6101 Meijer Drive
Milford, Ohio 45150

Download the information flyer here.

Download the Donation and
Team Registration forms here.

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22nd Annual Spelling Bee – 2014

The 2014 Literacy Council Spelling Bee held on June 6, 2014 at Miami Township Civic Center was a big success! Thank you to all the Spelling Bee teams, volunteers, donors, sponsors and Miami Township Civic Center Trustees for your generosity in providing time, gifts, space and for spelling those TOUGH words. The silent auction tables had fantastic items, raffle tickets were sold for split-the-pot and a gift card poster. The Literacy Council event raised $8,000 which will be used for tutoring and helping adult learners improve their literacy skills.

adultspellingbeeCongratulations to all seven teams who participated this year!

  • Clermont County Job and Family Services
  • Clermont County Public Library
  • Literacy Council
  • Park National Bank
  • St. Timothy Episcopal Church
  • Tepe Family & Friend
  • UC Clermont College

And the winners are ……

  • First Place – Clermont County Public Library
  • Second Place – Clermont County Job and Family Services
  • Third Place – Literacy Council
  • Best Spirit – Tepe Family & Friend
  • Best Costume – Park National Bank

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21st Annual Spelling Bee – 2013

The 21st Annual Spelling Bee was held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Miami Township Civic Center. There were nine teams with exceptional spelling skills that kept the Spelling Bee running longer than expected! The silent auction, cake auction, split-the-pot, gift card poster raffle, and pin sale activities raised funds for the Literacy Council.

Thank you to all the teams, volunteers, sponsors and donors who participated in the event, made it a huge success and helped us raise $10,000!

Congratulations to all nine teams who participated this year!

  • Clermont County Public Library
  • Clermont Senior Services
  • Grant Career Center
  • Literacy Council of Clermont & Brown Counties
  • Park National Bank
  • St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
  • The Inkredibles
  • UC Clermont College
  • Workforce One of Clermont County

Congratulations to the 3 winning teams:

  1. UC Clermont College
  2. Clermont County Public Library
  3. Workforce One of Clermont County

The award for Best Costume went to Park National Bank.
The award for Best Spirit was earned by St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church.

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20th Annual Spelling Bee – 2012

Upward of 150 were in attendance as the 20th Anniversary Adult Spelling Bee of The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties got under way at the Miami Township Civic Center at noon on Friday, June 15, 2012 with an enthusiastic recitation of The Pledge of Allegiance. Fifteen teams of three spellers each, representing organizations in the area, competed for the top three honors. Tom Amrine, an attorney, Rob Hampton, a second grade teacher, and Robin Webster, a retired E. W. Scripps professional, comprised the team from St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Anderson Township that took first place by correctly spelling deglutition, which means the act or process of swallowing.

Brenda Ely, Kristy Maruca and John Turpening represented Child Focus, the second-place winner. Diane McCarty, Melissa Wagers and Ed Stanten of Workforce One of Clermont County placed third.

First-place winners received gold medals, complimentary dinner certificates from Texas Roadhouse and tickets from Raves Motion Pictures. The second-place team was awarded silver medals and dinner certificates from Mama Vita’s. Bronze medals and Great Scott Eateries dinner certificates went to the third-place team.

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19th Annual Spelling Bee – 2011

Fourteen teams representing communities from Clermont and Brown convened on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Live Oaks Career Development Campus for the 19th Annual Spelling Bee to benefit our Literacy Council.

  • Chatfield College
  • City of Milford
  • Clermont County Educational Service Center (CCESC)
  • Clermont County Public Library
  • Clermont Senior Services
  • Donohoo, Cupp and Beck, CPAs
  • Great Oaks Career Campuses
  • The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties
  • LifePoint Solutions
  • Park National Bank
  • U.C. Clermont College
  • U.S. Grant Career Center
  • Western Brown Schools
  • Work Force One of Clermont County

Congratulations to the top 3 winning teams:

  1. The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties
  2. Park National Bank
  3. Clermont County Public Library

The award for Best Costume went to Work Force One of Clermont County.
The award for Best Spirit was earned by LifePoint Solutions.

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