Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Thankful

Thank you to our 5 new tutors from Saturday's workshop.  Enthusiastic and ready to be a part of CCLC and its mission.  Very soon Thanksgiving will be here.  We at CCLC are always thankful and appreciative of all of our volunteers for without them, CCLC would truly cease to exist.  Two simple words and so meaningful...Thank You.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Texas Roadhouse-Nov. 13

Tonight is the night to support CCLC and it is so simple. Just go to Texas Roadhouse for a delicious dinner and awesome honey butter rolls in La Plata from 4-10 pm. Dine in or carry out -- either way it counts. Show the flyer from our Facebook page (a must and digital is fine) to your waitress.It is that easy. Eat, drink, be merry and support CCLC and its mission of free one-on-one adult tutoring education. (Contrary to the flyer -- 15% will be donated!!!!).  

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Workshop-November 16, 2019

Did you know that approximately 15,000 Charles County residents are either illiterate or functional illiterate? For over 50 years that is where the service of the Charles County Literacy Council has come in. Join in making the difference for as little as one hour once a week by coming a literacy tutor.
OUR NEXT TRAINING WORKSHOP is scheduled for Saturday, November 16 from 9 am-3:30 pm. A one-day workshop with pre-reading materials beforehand will certify you as a ProLiteracy Tutor. You must pre-register. Email or call (charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net) (301-934-6488) for details.
PS -- Imagine not being able to read this! If you can, you are one of the lucky ones.Each One, Teach One.

Monday, October 14, 2019

We are doing it again this coming Wednesday, October 16 -- come out and support CCLC and its mission by having that delicious dinner and awesome honey butter rolls at the Texas Roadhouse here in La Plata from 4-10 pm. Dine in or carry out -- either way it counts. Show the flyer from our Facebook page (a must and digital is fine) to your waitress.It is that easy. Eat, drink, be merry and support CCLC. (Contrary to the flyer -- 20% will be donated!!!!).  

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Adult Education Week

It's Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Did you know that that children of parents with low literacy have a 72% chance of being at the lowest reading levels themselves?  And that is what the Charles County Literacy Council does in providing free one-on-one adult education -- help that mother who wants to help her children with their homework or the parent who wants to share in reading a book to their child.  Volunteer for one hour a week and make that difference.  Our next workshop is November 16 (Saturday). You must pre-register and it is not too early to sign up.  Email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net or call us at 301-934-6488 for more information on our tutor program and volunteering here at CCLC.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

September updates

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported CCLC at the Texas Roadhouse yesterday.  Our raffle basket was well received!  It is filled with pumpkin spice, Fall and Halloween goodies. We will be doing a series of these restaurant nights at Texas Roadhouse.  Next one is Wednesday, October 16 with another opportunity for that fabulous raffle basket!  SEPTEMBER 21 we will shot our first Fall workshop starting at 9 am.Our next workshop will be November 16.  Want to make that huge impact in our community for as little as one hour a week. Become a volunteer tutor. You must pre-register.  Call the office for information -- 301-934-6488 -- or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Monday, September 9, 2019

September Events

NEWS, News, News: TODAY IS THE DAY -- SEPTEMBER 16 to have that delicious dinner and awesome honey butter rolls and support CCLC  at the Texas Roadhouse here in La Plata from 4-10 pm. Dine in or carry out -- either way it counts. Show the flyer from our Facebook page (a must and digital is fine) or mention to your waitress. Eat, drink, be merry and support CCLC. (Contrary to the flyer -- 20% will be donated!!!!). Saturday, SEPTEMBER 14 -- at the County Fair--stop by, say hello. Saturday, SEPTEMBER 21 workshop starting at 9 am. Want to make that huge impact in our community for as little as one hour a week. Become a volunteer tutor. Still time to register.  Call the office for information -- 301-934-6488 -- or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

CCLC October 2019 meeting

October 1, 2019, next CCLC meeting beginning at 7pm to be held in the conference room at the United Way House in La Plata.

September 21 workshop

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 21 will be our next workshop  starting at 9am at the United Way House.  You must register beforehand.  Want to make that huge impact in our community by volunteering for as little as one hour a week.  Consider becoming a tutor.  Call the office for information, 301-934-6488, or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

NEWSFLASH

NEWSFLASH -- NO Saturday, September 7 Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser due to the Moose Lodge fire.  New date to be announced soon. MEANTIME--Saturday, SEPTEMBER 14, CCLC will be at the County Fair.  Stop by and see us.  Saturday, SEPTEMBER 21 will be our next workshop  starting at 9 am.  Want to make that huge impact in our community by volunteering for as little as one hour a week.  Consider becoming a tutor.  Call the office for information.  301-934-6488 or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Update

UPDATE ANNOUNCEMENT -- As the result of the Moose Lodge fire and the timing, we will NOT have our fun-spirited Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser on September 7.  This is just a postponement.  The Bee will be held once a venue has been found.  IN THE MEANTIME --  SEPTEMBER 21 will be our next workshop  starting at 9am.  Want to make that huge impact in our community by volunteering for as little as one hour a week.  Consider becoming a tutor.  Call the office for information.  301-934-6488 or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT -- With the recent fire at the Moose Lodge in White Plains (the site of our September 7 Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser), we are faced with working on alternative plans. When we finalize them, we will post the news promptly. SEPTEMBER 21 will be our next workshop  starting at 9am.  Want to make that huge impact in our community by volunteering for as little as one hour a week.  Consider becoming a tutor.  Call the office for information.  301-934-6488 or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

September Spelling Bee and Workshop

Happy Summer. TWO major events planned for September.  SEPTEMBER 7 -- Proud to announce starting at 7pm at the Moose Lodge on Rt. 301 in White Plains our 2nd Adult Team Spelling Bee fundraiser.  It promises to be a fun, spirited, good-nature competition.  Call the office for details for forming a team, sponsorship or just coming out to cheer a team on.  SEPTEMBER 21 our next workshop starting at 9am.  Want to make that huge impact in our community by volunteering for as little as one hour a week.  Consider becoming a tutor.  Call the office for information.  301-934-6488 or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Monday, June 3, 2019

June events

June is a busy month for CCLC.   JUNE 8 -- CCLC will be at both ArtsFest in La Plata and Cobb Island Day Festival.  Come by and say hello.  Volunteer at the event.  JUNE 15  workshop at 9 am at the United Way House. Last one until September.  Adults of all ages come to us for all different reasons to learn or improve their reading and math skills. Be a part of it. Want to volunteer within your own schedule for as little as 1 hour a week and most importantly make a HUGE difference in someone's live -- tutor an adult.  Call or email CCLC for more details.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Workshop

Announcement -- June 15 at 9 am at the United Way House is our next workshop.  Want to volunteer within your own schedule for as little as 1 hour a week and most importantly make a HUGE difference in someone's live -- tutor an adult.  Adults of all ages come to us for all different reasons  to learn, improve their reading and math skills.  They are making that step to improve their lives.  Be a part of it.  Call CCLC to get more details about tutoring and the workshop -- 301-934-6488 or email at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net.

Monday, May 6, 2019

May meeting

Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7, is our next monthly meeting.  Curious about what we do...come out and learn. Thinking of wanting to volunteer and just for an hour a week. Think you couldn't possibly tutor --  if you can read this, you can tutor.  Truly! Become a part of literacy's motto:  Each One, Teach One. The meeting starts at 7 pm and lasts no more than an hour and half.  We meet at our office in the conference room of the United Way House.  See you there.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

April meeting

Next CCLC meeting -- April 2 at 7 pm at the United Way House in La Plata

April 2 Monthly Meeting


April 2 at 7 pm -- the date to come and learn more about CCLC and what we do by attending our monthly meeting.  Reading, math -- education -- is the key and we make a difference by providing free one-on-one adult tutoring.  Not certain about tutoring; PERHAPS want to volunteer in other ways, come to our meeting and learn.   See you at the United Way House, 10250 La Plata Road (Rt. 488), La Plata, on Tuesday.  Learn from our tutors of the impact CCLC and tutors make on our adult residents of Charles County who cannot read or cannot do simple math problems.  Just imagine not being able to read even this.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

March 23 workshop

Yes You Can -- on March 23 is the day to become an adult tutor.  For as little as 52 hours a year you can make a tremendous change in someone’s life.  Imagine helping someone learn to read.  Imagine helping someone improve their math in order to pass the military exam and begin serving our country.  Make that difference by becoming a tutor with the Charles County Literacy Council.  Coordinating within your own schedule, you can help meet the needs for our services within our county of free adult literacy education.  Workshop Saturday, March 23, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. You must pre-register.  Call our office at 301-934-6488 or email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net for info.. 

Monday, March 4, 2019

Have you thought of wanting to volunteer and make an impact in our community. Come on Tuesday, the 5th, to CCLC's monthly meeting at 7pm at the United Way House (off of Rt. 488/LaPlata Road) in LaPlata and hear and learn about adult literacy tutoring from our tutors. See you there!

Monday, February 18, 2019

March 23 Workshop

It all happens on March 23 -- if you are looking for that volunteer experience which has a huge, positive impact on someone's life and can be coordinated within your own schedule, CCLC adult tutoring just may be your answer. Imagine helping someone learn to read.  Imagine helping someone improve their math in order to pass the military exam and begin serving our country.  Our next workshop is set for Saturday, March 23, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Call our office at 301-934-6488 or email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net for all the details.  You must pre-register for the workshop. 

Friday, February 1, 2019

Think about this – for as little as 52 hours a year you can make a tremendous change in someone’s life.  Imagine helping someone learn to read.  Imagine helping someone improve their math in order to pass the military exam and begin serving our country.  52 hours a year can make that difference by becoming a tutor with the Charles County Literacy Council.  Coordinating within your own schedule, you can help meet the needs for our services within our county of free adult literacy education.  Workshops are always on a Saturday from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  Call our office at 301-934-6488 or email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net for info..  
February 5 at 7 pm -- the date to come and learn more about CCLC and what we do by attending our monthly.  The meeting is held at the United Way House, 10250 La Plata Road (Rt. 488), La Plata.  Learn from our tutors of the impact CCLC and tutors make on our adult residents of Charles County who cannot read or cannot do simple math problems.  Just imagine not being able to read even this.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Workshop


Think about this – for as little as 52 hours a year you can make a tremendous change in someone’s life.  Imagine helping someone learn to read.  Imagine helping someone improve their math in order to pass the military exam and begin serving our country.  52 hours a year can make that difference by becoming a tutor with the Charles County Literacy Council.  Coordinating within your own schedule, you can help meet the needs for our services within our county of free adult literacy education.  Our first workshop is set for Saturday, January 26 (snow date February 2), from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  It is not too late to register.  Call our office at 301-934-6488 or email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net for all the details.  You must pre-register for the workshop. 

Monday, January 7, 2019

January 8 -- Tuesday -- CCLC's first monthly meeting starting at 7 pm at the United Way House (our offices in La Plata).  
January 8 -- Tuesday -- CCLC's first monthly meeting starting at 7 pm at the United Way House (our offices in La Plata).  Come out and learn about CCLC and what it offers for you as a volunteer and the impact we have on the community.  Currently a tutor -- we look forward to seeing you to get your thoughts, suggestions. Also our first workshop is set for Saturday, January 26 (snow date February 2), from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  This is a great opportunity for volunteering.  For as little as one hour once a week coordinating within your own schedule, you can help meet the needs for our service  within our county of free adult literacy education.  Call our office at 301-934-6488 or email us at charlescountyliteracy@comcast.net for all the details.  You must pre-register for the workshop.