Proceeds totaled nearly $200,000 from the 29th annual Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County fundraiser. The money will go toward child, adult and family literacy programs. Jean Kwok, a best-selling author who wrote ‘Searching for Sylvie Lee,’ was t
The 28th annual luncheon raised more than $200,000 for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County's child, adult and family literacy programs. Bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard headlined the event. Mitchard has written dozens of novels, includin
By Stephen Moore
Volunteering and athletics are big parts of Debra Gho
The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Blume Literacy Center for Education, Training and Outreach on the Brenda and C.P. Medore Campus in Boynton Beach, welcomed donors to the 12,000-square-foot building
The event was a big success thanks to generous sponsors, good players, a gorgeous golf course and cooperation from the weather. Lunch and a silent auction followed. The benefit brought in $20,000 for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. ABOVE
Time to pull out the reading glasses. The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County’s ninth annual “one book, one community” reading campaign is underway and runs through early December.
The aim of the campaign, called “Read Together Palm Bea
The 26th annual event raised $200,000 for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County’s programs, offered to more than 27,000 adults, children and families each year. In excess of 550 guests turned out to hear award-winning author, poet and naturalis
Love of Literacy Luncheon committee members (l-r, in front) Patricia Knobel, Stephanie Kahlert, Deborah Ghostine, Lisa Fullmer, Nicole Pasquale, Laura Silver, (in back) Ken Spillias, Jorgette Smith, Lynn Kalber, Carol Rose, Susan Rabinowitz, Jennifer
The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County is celebrating another successful annual campaign, as the nonprofit coordinated the participation of more than 16,000 adults and children at nearly 450 child-care centers and schools throughout the region.
The annual affair celebrating the joy of reading raised $200,000 to support the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County’s mission and programs. Luncheon speaker, international bestselling author and literacy advocate David Baldacci was a huge hit wit
By Paula Detwiller
After years of volunteer service to the Literacy Council of Palm Beach County, Kristin Calder has been named to head up the organization. Calder, of Boynton Beach, was appointed CEO by the Literacy Coalition Board in December an
By Ron Hayes
As a child growing up in small-town Waxahatch
More than 150 supporters, along with an army of tiny ‘workers,’ celebrated the ground-breaking of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County’s new Literacy Center for Education, Training and Outreach. To kick off the construction, a group of little
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