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03 Mar

NLLLC Intro Video

55% of adults in Newfoundland and Labrador fall below the literacy levels required to function in today’s society – that’s one out of every two Newfoundlander’s and Labradorian’s who struggle with basic literacy activities! If you are reading this, you may think literacy levels do not affect you…think again! Low literacy affects us all. Low literacy is linked to increased poverty, higher unemployment rates, higher health costs, increased crime and dependence on social programs including income support. We know that raising...

13 Sep

“Change Your Luck With Literacy 2013” Ticket Lottery Winner

The winning ticket for the Literacy 2013 $10,000 draw was purchased in Corner Brook # 100. The ticket was drawn on air at CFCB radio in Corner Brook on Friday, September 13th, at 8:40 a.m. Two employees from the Corner Brook Coleman Management Services Ltd. have something to be happy about: they won $10,000 in a ticket draw organized by the provincial Laubach Literacy Council. Sherry Humber, the Literacy Project Manager, presented Ellen Corbett and RoseAnna Colbourne their cheques of $5000...

28 Dec

“Change Your Luck With Literacy 2013” Ticket Lottery

During the month of December 2012, Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. (NLLLC) launched a provincial fundraising campaign called “CHANGE YOUR LUCK WITH LITERACY 2013” TICKET LOTTERY for a GRAND PRIZE draw of $10,000. The draw will take place on Friday, September 13th, 2013 on CFCB radio. Tickets are $100, but can be sold in $5 shares up to 20 people. You can buy a ticket with your family, co-workers or with a group of friends. There are ONLY...

27 Dec

2012 Provincial Student of the Year – Aggie Snook

Each year Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council acknowledges the achievements of our students through the Student of the Year award. Aggie Snook of Stephenville has been selected to receive the Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Student of the Year Achievement Award for 2012. Aggie was nominated for this award by her tutor Patricia Woodrow and the effort that went into the nomination submission itself showed how very proud Patricia is of Aggies’ accomplishments. This award is presented annually to...

27 Dec

2012 Susie Day Volunteer of the Year – Maureen Kennedy

The success of the Newfoundland and Labrador Literacy Council Inc. is built upon the passion and commitment of invaluable and dedicated volunteers. The Susie Day Volunteer of the Year Award was created to recognize those who demonstrate outstanding service through participation in and leadership of Laubach programs. This year’s recipient is Maureen Kennedy of Massey Drive. Maureen was nominated by Monnie Moores from Grand Falls-Windsor. In order for an organization to be successful it is instrumental to be supported by dedicated...

27 Jan

“Literacy 2011” Ticket Lottery

The winning ticket for the Literacy 2011 $10,000 draw was purchased in Grand Falls-Windsor # 079. The ticket was drawn on air at CFCB radio in Corner Brook on January 27th, at 8:40 a.m. This group of employees from the Grand Falls-Windsor town hall have something to be happy about: they won $10,000 in a ticket draw organized by the provincial Laubach Literacy Council. From left, rear, Tammie Greening, Denise Power, Millicent Froude, Kara Murray and Monnie Moores. From left, front,...

27 Jan

“Roll Pennies for Pages” Campaign

On Family Literacy Day, January 27th, 2011, Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. (NLLLC) launched a provincial fundraising campaign called “Roll Pennies for Pages”. It is our intention to ask the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, to donate pennies to help us buy the materials and supplies needed for our one-on-one literacy tutoring programs. Depending on the literacy level and needs of the learners, supplies may cost anywhere between 2500 pennies to 50,000 pennies per student! We are asking...

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