Below: Fun at the LVHC/WVJC flea market on Saturday, May 20th
Above: LVHC tutor Ethan Ramsey sets up the information table.
Below: Members of the WVJC IT team prove they can fix hot dogs as well as computers!
Harrison Community Learning Center/Literacy Volunteers partnered with West Virginia Junior College for a Flea Market.
Thank you to all who participated, and to WVJC for allowing us to have the event in your parking lot. Photo above, L to R: Brian, John, and Yuni setting up their tables.
Kit Booth and her family came to our Board meeting tonight to present a book donation. Kit is a third grader at St. Mary's. She started a book drive so that ot...her children in our community can learn to love reading as much as she does. The books will be given away next month during the United Way Day of Action.
Thank you Kit, for the book donation and for inspiring other kids to read!
Pictured from left to right:
front row: Kit Booth, Brett Booth, LVHC Board President Sam Mano
Second row: Suzanne Shaffer, Kit's teacher; LVHC Board members Kim Smucker, Frances Lopez, Kassi Stires, Josh Rukse, Vice President Ed Snively, and Kit's mom, Ann Mazza
Third Row: Treasurer John Hartung, Secretary Dolores Lopez
Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County honored at state conference
Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County honored
Pictured, from left, first row: Shalom
Tazewell, Kim Payne, Jody Morse and Karla Smith; back row: Barry Kelly,
state department of adult education.
Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:35 pm
Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County received the “Volunteer Literacy
Provider 2015” award, presented by the West Virginia Adult Education
Association at its annual conference, held Oct. 5-8 at Camp Dawson in
The West Virginia Adult Education Association provides leadership for the development of adult educators in West Virginia.
Literacy Volunteers was nominated for the award by state Adult Education Association member Shalom Tazewell.
Literacy Volunteers provides free
tutoring to adults and children in Harrison County. The organization
also sponsors Homework Help at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library
and ESL tutoring, including a conversational English/Citizenship class
at their learning center at 104 E. Main St. in Clarksburg.
Tutors are all volunteers, and reading and ESL tutors are certified by Proliteracy.
ProLiteracy offers support to
more than 1,100 community based organizations, including Literacy
Volunteers of Harrison County, providing them with the tools to enable
adult learners to meet the demands of today’s workforce.
Organizations like Literacy
Volunteers can help families increase their literacy skills in order to
become healthier, safer, and more economically and socially secure.
“In Harrison County, we see
adults who need to improve their reading, math, and computer skills so
that they can enter technical school, college, or pass a certification
exam,” Literacy Volunteers Director Kim Payne said.
Payne added that Literacy Volunteers also helps students in grades K-12 to keep up their grades in school.
LVHC is a United Way agency, and a member of ProLiteracy and Literacy West Virginia.
Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County received the 2015 Affiliate of the Year award from Literacy West Virginia. LVHC was nominated because of our expanding ESL program. Literacy West Virginia Represetitive Judy Seaman presented the award at the ESL class picnic on June 13. Congratulations to our ESL students and tutors! LVHC also received a grant from the Dollar General Foundation to help fund the ESL program.
Support Literacy Volunteers with Kroger Community Rewards
If you use a Kroger Plus Card to receive discounts at the checkout register, you can go online and register your card with Kroger Community Rewards. When you register and choose Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County as your charity, LVHC receives a quarterly donation check from Kroger. Your still receive your discounts, and you support LVHC at the same time; it's a win-win situation! You can register by following this link:
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When you register to use AmazonSmile, and choose Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County as your charity, Amazon.com will donate to LVHC:
AmazonSmile and Kroger Community Rewards are a great way to support Literacy Volunteers on an ongoing basis. Thank you for choosing us as your charity!
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