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CFLC: Tickets now on sale for the 4th Annual “12 Tastes of Christmas” on Friday, December 9, 2016

CFLC: Tickets now on sale for the 4th Annual “12 Tastes of Christmas” on Friday, December 9, 2016

 The talents of our local eateries and drinkeries unite once again for the 12 TASTES OF CHRISTMAS – a holiday tasting party to benefit adult literacy in the Cape Fear area.   This all-inclusive benefit will take place at the historic Brooklyn Arts Center and feature 12 food and drink pairings, live music from DJ Free Waterfall and more – all in the spirit of the season. Guests 21+ are invited to join CFLC for delicious delights from: • Beer Barrio  •Boombalattis  •Caprice Bistro  •Dead Crow Comedy Room  •Delish NC  •Dram + Morsel  •Flytrap...

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YOU COULD WIN UP TO $10,000!

YOU COULD WIN UP TO $10,000!

PURCHASE TICKETS, USING YOUR CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT, HERE: PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be mailed, via USPS, to the mailing address your provide at checkout. Please review your purchase carefully.   Back by popular demand, Cape Fear Literacy Council announces its 2nd Annual "Last Ticket Standing" Reverse Raffle. Join us and Master of Ceremony, Alan Perry, at the Grand Prize Drawing on Monday, April 24 ,2017, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Bill’s Front Porch Pub & Brewery at 4238 Market Street. Ticket price includes a Carolina BBQ buffet...

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CFLC: Buzz-worthy News!!! The Spelling Bee is back and better than ever for an amazing 29th year!

CFLC: Buzz-worthy News!!! The Spelling Bee is back and better than ever for an amazing 29th year!

  Cape Fear Literacy Council proudly announces the 29th Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy! The Bee is on Thursday, September 15th at 7 PM at the Terraces on Sir Tyler. We invite the community to share in this fun evening devoted to words! Admission is FREE and there will be light refreshments, a cash bar, audience games and prizes, and fun for both audience and competitors. You can help your favorite team with the “Best Cheering Section” prize! Not the traditional spelling bee, this friendly competition fields teams of up to 4 adults who...

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CFLC: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Informational Workshop on Tuesday, May 24th

CFLC: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services  Informational Workshop on Tuesday, May 24th

YOU ARE INVITED On Tuesday, May 24th, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services representative, Lisa Wohlrab will hold two free information sessions at Cape Fear Literacy Council. This is a chance for you to learn more about citizenship and immigration.  These information sessions are open to the public. Do not miss this opportunity to have all your questions answered! WHERE: Cape Fear Literacy Council, Building B 1012 So. 17th Street, Wilmington DAY: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 TIME (CHOOSE ONE):  10:30 AM – 12 Noon 6:00 – 7:30 PM Call...

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CFLC: Please join us for the 7th Annual Literacy Luncheon on June 2nd and participate in the Live Oak Bank Challenge Grant!

CFLC: Please join us for the 7th Annual Literacy Luncheon on June 2nd and participate in the Live Oak Bank Challenge Grant!

Please join Cape Fear Literacy Council and our Presenting Sponsor, Live Oak Bank, in celebrating CFLC's mission to provide personalized education so adults can transform their lives and contribute to a stronger local community. Mark your calendars to join Cape Fear Literacy Council on Thursday, June 2nd, at Pine Valley United Methodist Church, for the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s 7th Annual Literacy Luncheon featuring CFLC’s Readers' Theater and special guest, celebrated author and philosopher, Tom Morris. For the 2016 Luncheon, Cape Fear...

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NC Azalea Festival: Join CFLC for the MGC Parade Mile – April 9th at the Azalea Festival!

NC Azalea Festival: Join CFLC for the MGC Parade Mile – April 9th at the Azalea Festival!

The Parade Mile will take place at approximately 8:55a on April 9, 2016 immediately before the Azalea Festival Parade. According to the festival’s website, the parade brings approximately 100K people to downtown Wilmington each year.The race will be broken down into several heats, include and encourage the participation of children, and the final heat will be participants in Azalea Festival garb, a fun mile with people in southern belle dresses and seersucker suits. The course will be an out and back through a portion of the parade route on...

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The 31st Annual CFLC Gala – Take Me To Neverland – Tickets on Sale!

The 31st Annual CFLC Gala – Take Me To Neverland – Tickets on Sale!

You'll never want to grow up when you reach our Neverland!  Venture past the 'second star to the right' with hosts Cape Fear Literacy Council and Ashley Furniture Homestore to a Neverland evening of fun and fantasy, as we raise funds to make literacy a reality for hundreds of adults this year. CFLC provides small group classes and one-to-one tutoring to help the nearly 40% of adults in the Cape Fear Region who struggle to read this page. You'll want to party 'straight on til morning' at our 31st Annual Gala, being held at Events at Watermark!...

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Star-News – Bookmarks: The buzz on the 2015 Spelling Bee

Star-News – Bookmarks: The buzz on the 2015 Spelling Bee

Bookmarks – The buzz on the 2015 Spelling Bee Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:58 by Ben Steelman   The folks at the Cape Fear Literacy Council are rounding up a few last-minute teams for its 28th annual Spelling Bee for Literacy, coming up at 7 p.m. Sept. 17. Some changes are coming to the venerable fundraiser. The Literacy Council is moving the event to The Terraces at Sir Tyler, 1826 Sir Tyler Drive (across Military Cutoff Road from Mayfaire Town Center). Crowds at the event had outgrown the parking space at Pine Valley United...

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Luncheon for Literacy with Guest Dean Norris

Luncheon for Literacy with Guest Dean Norris

Luncheon for Literacy with Guest Dean Norris By Gina Gambony July 27, 2015   The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) is holding its 6th annual Literacy Luncheon.  This fundraising event offers entertainment, success stories from students, and special guest speaker Dean Norris (Breaking Bad, Under the Dome). New Executive Director Yasmin Tomkinson and Outreach Coordinator Erin Payne visited our studio to talk about the event and the work underway at the CFLC.  Listen to the interview to find out more.  Tickets are available online, or call...

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