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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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