"Bring it to the Bee" Literacy Council of Buncombe County Spelling Bee

$3,765

 

84% Raised of$4,500 Goal

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EVENT DATE: Apr 11, 2013

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Apr 10, 2013

FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Mar 29, 2013

How can you show your support of the Literacy Council of Buncombe County? You can bring it. Bring it to the Bee! Be a part of what's sure to be this year's most spirited, most talked about fundraiser! The Literacy Council of Buncombe County (LCBC) invites you to participate in the 21st Annual Spelling Bee. This year’s theme, Bring it to the Bee, will set the tone for an evening filled with raucous laughter and nail-biting competition among some of Asheville’s most notorious rivals. In the spirit of the movie “Bring It On,” teams are encouraged to put on their most spirited outfits and attitudes! Fifteen teams of three adults each will compete in the word challenge of their lives on April 11, 2013. Recruit your best spellers, we’ll send you the prep word list, and you can start studying now so you can challenge your spelling nemesis to join you and Bring it to the Bee!

Spellers BEEware that any funds over the $250 entry fee can be used to purchase useful cheats:

  • $25 acquires the Word Origin
  • $50 obtains the Word Used in a Sentence
  • $100 purchases the opportunity to Ask an Audience Member
  • $200 buys an Easier Word

All funds raised benefit the Literacy Council of Buncombe County (LCBC). LCBC's mission is to increase comprehensive literacy and English language skills through specialized instruction by trained tutors. Students gain self-confidence and develop self-sufficiency to transform their lives as individuals, parents, workers, and citizens.

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$515

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$0