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8th Annual Literacy Luncheon on June 28, 2017

8th Annual Literacy Luncheon on June 28, 2017

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 28th, for the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s 8th Annual Literacy Luncheon featuring student presenters and special guest, celebrated author and lecturer, Dr. Elliot Engel. For the 2017 Luncheon, Cape Fear Literacy Council is very pleased to announce the receipt of a $25,000 “Challenge Grant” from Live Oak Bank. Live Oak Bank has generously agreed to match every sponsorship and donation for the Luncheon, up to $25,000, doubling the impact of each investment in the Literacy Council! Luncheon guests will...

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Star News: Cape Fear Literacy expands to help adults prepare for employment

Star News: Cape Fear Literacy expands to help adults prepare for employment

Cape Fear Literacy expands to help adults prepare for employment   By Allison Barrett Carter StarNews Correspondent, Posted Feb 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) may not be able to read the future, but they know that with the new services they have launched, it looks exciting. Since 1970, CFLC has been helping adults improve their reading skills. They currently help around 500 adults a year with a variety of services, concentrating on adult literacy and English as a Second Language. According to the National...

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Port City Daily: Applying for a job? You’ve got to ‘Learn to Earn’, and the Cape Fear Literacy Council can help

Port City Daily: Applying for a job? You’ve got to ‘Learn to Earn’, and the Cape Fear Literacy Council can help

Applying for a job? You’ve got to ‘Learn to Earn’, and the Cape Fear Literacy Council can help By Local Shout on February 1, 2017 Port City Daily WILMINGTON — Applying for a job can cause anxiety for anyone; it requires research and networking, writing a resume that reflects relevant qualifications, preparing for an interview, reaching out to references, and being both patient and persistent.  For those who struggle to understand a job description or application instructions, the job search process is even more stressful. It should come as no...

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Star News: Whole Foods Market hosts a fundraiser for Cape Fear Literacy Council

Star News: Whole Foods Market hosts a fundraiser for Cape Fear Literacy Council

Pre-weekend wine By Judy Royal StarNews Correspondent Published: Jan 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM Whether you’re a weekend warrior or you want to mix your wining and dining with the workweek, the next several days have you covered. There’s even something for beer lovers, too. Go ahead and relish in these winter happenings because summer will be here soon enough. Looking for a fun and tasty way to kick off the weekend? Grab some friends and join Whole Foods Market, 3804 Oleander Drive in Wilmington, for Wine Not It’s Friday 6-8 p.m. Friday. Enjoy five...

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UNCW: Barlow Elected President Nominee of the Rotary Club of Downtown Wilmington

Barlow Elected President Nominee of the Rotary Club of Downtown Wilmington Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Interim Vice Provost Cathy Barlow has been elected president nominee of the Rotary Club of Downtown Wilmington. She will take office July 1, 2018. Barlow has been a Rotarian for the past 12 years. During that time, she has served in several capacities, including Rotary board member and club historian/liaison to the Herman Blizzard Rotary Archives housed at UNCW. She has also served on several committees and is an advisor to the UNCW chapter...

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Star News: 7 ways to do good in the Lower Cape Fear – CFLC

Star News: 7 ways to do good in the Lower Cape Fear – CFLC

7 ways to do good in the Lower Cape Fear Posted Jan 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 5:44 PM By Ben Steelman, StarNews Staff The 10th annual StarNews Conscience Fair gets under way at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Schwartz Center in downtown Wilmington. More than 50 local charities and non-profits will be on hand to outline local opportunities to make some positive change in the area. For starters, here are some suggestions. (There are plenty more opportunities out there.) Click here to read the full...

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GWBJ: Literacy Council Says Aloha To The Holidays With 12 Tastes

GWBJ: Literacy Council Says Aloha To The Holidays With 12 Tastes

Literacy Council Says Aloha To The Holidays With 12 Tastes By Jessica Maurer Posted on November 23, 2016 The 4th annual 12 Tastes of Christmas will be hosted by the Cape Fear Literacy Council on Dec. 9 at the Brooklyn Arts Center, 516 N. Fourth St. The holiday tasting party benefits adult literacy in the Cape Fear area while showcasing bites and sips from local eateries, breweries and bars. With this year’s theme of “Retro-Tiki Holidays,” guests can expect a tropical vibe to ring in the spirit of the season. The 12 food and drink pairings...

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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!

 ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED! A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT BILL’S FRONT PORCH AT 6 PM. 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 dinner for two guests and additional dinner buffet tickets may be...

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WECT: 18 teams compete in 29th annual Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee

WECT: 18 teams compete in 29th annual Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee

18 teams compete in 29th annual Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee Thursday, September 15th 2016, 9:52 pm EST By: Frances Weller, Anchor 18 teams compete in 29th annual Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee (Source: WECT) WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Some of the areas best spellers showed off their skills Thursday evening. The 29th annual Cape Fear Literacy Council Spelling Bee was held at the The Terraces on Sir Tyler and 18 teams competed for the coveted award. WECT’s Frances Weller, along with Si Cantwell of the Wilmington Star...

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