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Literacy Outreach receives El Pomar grant

Literacy Outreach receives El Pomar grant Literacy Outreach recently received a $2,500 merit grant that was awarded through the Northwest Regional Council of the El Pomar Foundation. El Pomar Foundation has 11 regional councils that represent the entire state of Colorado. The councils are responsible for funding projects in their region. Each council is composed […]

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Mystery of the Misspelled Word Solved!

Deb Nicholson, Tinker Duclo and Bob VonAchen solved the mystery of the misspelled word at Spellebration on Friday, March 15 at the Hotel Colorado. This team of three spellers, sponsored by Colorado Mountain College West Garfield Campus, successfully defended their title as the best spellers in Garfield County. They correctly spelled the penultimate word, “treen,” […]

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Learning to Read as an Adult

Learning to read as an adult is like walking out of a long, dark tunnel into sun. Maybe. Actually, it’s probably more like wanting desperately to get out of a labyrinth of tunnels but you don’t know where to turn. Then someone says, “Go this way. It will be hard, but someone will be there […]

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Spellebration 2015: The Case of the Misspelled Word

Spellebration 2015 will attempt to solve “The Case of the Misspelled Word.” The annual costumed adult spelling bee will celebrate famous detectives and the solvers of mysteries. Spellebration is the major fundraiser for Literacy Outreach and the CMC Adult Learning Labs. The popular event will take place on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Hotel […]

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Shop smile.Amazon and support Literacy Outreach

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Literacy Outreach whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Literacy Outreach by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com on Black Friday. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4713475

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thank you Everyone!  Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and express our gratitude for the things we appreciate most in our lives that we may not always take the time to acknowledge. Literacy Outreach is grateful for all of our volunteers and students.  We couldn’t do it without your help.

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Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

We will be closed Thursday and Friday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Have a warm and safe holiday everyone. Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers for all they do!

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Amazon.com Supports Literacy

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Literacy Outreach whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Literacy Outreach by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com on Black Friday. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4713475

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Fundraiser Friday!

Today is #fundraiserfriday: an #opportunity to give time, #money, or resources to your favorite #nonprofit. Mine is .@LiteracyOut

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Just a couple of hours per week @LiteracyOut

Just a couple hours a week . . . that’s all we ask . . . you can help change a life.  If you would like to volunteer, please join us at an information session Thursday, August 21 at noon to learn more.  For more information teaching an adult to read or speak English, call 970-945-5282. […]

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