Hispanic Heritage Month September 15-October 15, 2014


Dunedin Conversation Club participants celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with international food, music, and conversation!

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Register Now for Tutor Training Workshop Sat, November 8, 2014

 Tutor TrainingRegistration is now open for LCUP’s next free tutor training workshop on Saturday, November 8, 2014,  from 10 am to 4 p.m. the Dunedin Community Center’s Aberdeen Room (1920 Pinehurt Road, Dunedin, FL).  Please fill out our online registration form below and we will contact you with details. Many students are waiting for tutors. “Literacy Changes Lives!” You could change someone’s life by teaching Adult Basic Skills (ABE) or English as a Second Language (ESL) in your spare time!

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Choose LCUP for Amazon Smile Program!

Internet superstore Amazon.com has launched a new corporate philanthropy program, the Amazon Smile Foundation, that will donate 0.5 percent of your purchases to a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization such as LCUP,  which equates to five cents for every $10 spent!

To participate, go to the Amazon website via the new gateway, smile.amazon.com. (Kindle Store and subscribe-and-save purchases are ineligible.) You will be prompted to select Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas from among a featured set, or search the database for our name, then start to shop. It’s that easy and part of your order purchase goes toward helping the cause of literacy and the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas. Thank you for your support!

Amazon Smile Program and LCUP

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International Literacy Day September 7

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Student Essay Contest 2014

The Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas’s 5th Annual Student Essay Content is underway.   The deadline is August 31, 2014.  Winners will be announced and essays shared at the Volunteer Celebration Event scheduled for September 27, 2014 at Honeymoon Island State Park.
Theme: How Literacy Has Changed My LifeWriting image
Essays: One entry per student of not more than 500 words
Prizes: 1st $100       2nd $50           3rd $ 25
Assistance: Tutors may assist students with grammar and punctuation.
Submission: Please submit essays and the Essay Contest Application 2014 form electronically to beaglemamaongulf@gmail.com. You may use library computers for this.

Judging: A panel of three judges will determine winning essays.

Questions?  Contact Susanne Carter at beaglemamaongulf@gmail.com


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