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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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Unique Talent Day

It’s Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day! Everyone has a unique talent or skill at which they truly excel. Today is the day to embrace those quirky abilities and show them off to everyone else! Your unique and special talent could involve writing, art, sports, math, or crafts! Or maybe you are double jointed, can talk in […]

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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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Thank You Literacy Outreach Volunteers!

National Volunteer Week  is April 21-27, 2013 Literacy Outreach would like to thank all of their volunteers for all of their efforts. You change the world one word at a time!  Thank you for all you do.  Together we make the world more literate. National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary […]

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The Perfect Pair

by Terrie Drake   Eva Fitzwater is a storyteller. Tamami Sonoda is a listener. The tale they have created together is one worth hearing. Once upon a time, one year ago, to be exact, a young woman moved with her husband to a little town in the mountains named Glenwood Springs. Tamami and her husband […]

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Pitching in to make it happen!

Many people have donated time, money, and materials to make this project successful.  Gifts of time are priceless. A huge thank you to the many other important donors who have made this project possible!  Dan Becker with Becker Construction is donating all of his time for the renovations. Joey Sissom of IRBF, Inc. is donating his […]

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Building Renovation Passes First Inspection

On Friday, January 18 we passed our first building inspection with the City of Glenwood Springs!  Thanks Maria Claire Jacobi for engineering the project and Dan Becker for doing all of the “dirty work.” Literacy Outreach is relocating in late March to 1127 School Street in downtown Glenwood Springs.  For the first time in our 26 year […]

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Becker Construction Gets Started

Literacy Outreach is relocating in late March to 1127 School Street in downtown Glenwood Springs.  For the first time in our 26 year history, Literacy Outreach staff will enjoy windows and sunbeams in our office!  The building was donated by a generous anonymous donor.  Carolyn Prinster in memory of her late husband, Teo Prinster,  has donated all of […]

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Claire Jacobi and Glenwood Structural and Associates

One of the multiple partners that have made the renovation of 1127 School Street possible is Claire Jacobi. Maria Claire Jacobi, a structural engineer with Glenwood Structural and Civil, Inc., has donated countless hours visiting buildings and creating plans.  When things didn’t go exactly as planned, Claire redrew the plans! We could not have done […]

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