Thursday, June 26, 2014

LEARN 2014 Summer Reading Program

Take a Moment This Summer and Achieve!

The LEARN Summer Reading Program is happening now!

Here's how it works:
  • Adult learners complete any combination of 4 achievements and win a prize!
  • Achievements include reading a book, listening to an audiobook, or meeting a goal.
  • Learners record their achievements on the LEARN Summer Reading Program bookmark and submit them to the El Cajon or Vista literacy centers.
  • Each completed bookmark is entered in the Grand Prize drawing on August 8th!
Call 888-466-0668 for more information.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

Eat Amazing Food while Supporting Literacy!


The 5th Annual EAT.DRINK.READ. Culinary Event for Literacy is Wednesday, May 14th.  Save your appetite for tastings and pours by more than two dozen local chefs and artisan beer, wine, coffee and chocolate makers.  Dishes are inspired by chef’s favorite books, raising needed funds to support programs that provide free literacy assistance to more than 170,000 children, families and adults.  Tickets are $60 per person.  More info at www.eatdrinkread.com.  

A Culinary Event for Literacy
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30 ~ 8:00 p.m.
NTC Promenade McMillin Center - San Diego
  • Book-Inspired Gourmet Dishes From San Diego’s Hottest Chefs
  • Craft Beers & Wine
  • Silent Auction

Eat Drink ReadAdmission Cost: $60
Wine, Beer, & Appetizers Included
All Inclusive


Monday, December 9, 2013

WWII Veteran Learns How to Read (You're Never Too Old)

World War II veteran Ed Bray, 89, stormed the beach at Normandy, but admits that the secret he has carried for over 80 years is "the toughest thing that ever happened" to him.  Click on the link below to see how Mr. Bray won his longest-running battle: a struggle with illiteracy.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57572173/wwii-veteran-wins-battle-against-lifelong-foe/

Monday, July 15, 2013

6th Annual LEARN Volunteer Appreciation Picnic!

Hey Tutors, Learners, Instructors, and Volunteers!

You are all invited to LEARN's 6th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic!  Please join us on August 4th for a fun and relaxing day at beautiful San Dieguito Park in Del Mar.  Enjoy free food, games, raffle prizes, and the rhythmic sounds of local band En Fuego.  You can even get a free temporary henna tattoo!

Please call 888-466-0668 for more details or to RSVP!

Thursday, June 27, 2013

2013 LEARN Summer Reading Program

LEARN's Summer Reading Program gives adult learners the opportunity to win prizes while reading books and/or accomplishing goals.  Here's how it works:
  • Adult learners complete any combination of 4 achievements and win a prize!
  • Learners record their achievements on the LEARN Summer Reading Program bookmark.
  • Once completed, contact LEARN staff to submit your bookmark and claim your prize.
Achievements include reading a book, listening to an audio book, or meeting a goal. 

Contact LEARN staff to register and receive your bookmark.  Bookmarks can also be picked up in the El Cajon or Vista Literacy Centers.  Call 619-588-3740 or email learnstaff@sdcounty.ca.gov for more details.