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17th Annual Hors d-oeuvre Buffet at Mecan River Outfitters—February 2nd 5-8 p.m.

2016 Hors d-oeuvre Buffet

Volunteers Appreciation Dinner

Thank you
Thank you for your years of service, Lee Ann Casper and Joan Richardson, who have both resigned from the board. We will miss you both!
Thank you, Supporters
A list of our generous supporters is in the Spring 2016 Newsletter, and on the supporters webpage.

Fall  2016
Newsletter Now Available!

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Read For Joy!

Any individuals or businesses interested in funding "Read For Joy!”, a book given to all 1st-time mothers in Marquette County, please contact LV-MC at 608-297-8900 or vjhawk@maqs.net.


Staying Healthy

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County together with Wisconsin Literacy, Inc provides information and a Staying Healthy curriculum for residents of Marquette County. LV-MC works with the Marquette County Health Department to get the information out to the public.


Check out these businesses who support literacy!


Tots to Teens Book Drive

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County is looking forward to the Tots-to-Teens Book Drive, which begins now and ends the first week of December with the annual Christmas gift distribution organized through the Marquette County Human Services,
Drop boxes may be found at Marquette County libraries in Endeavor, Montello, Neshkoro, Oxford, Packwaukee and Westfield. Please bring your donations to these boxes by Monday, December 5th so they can be transported for sorting before the event.
Linda and Bill Armbruster are the new organizers of the book drive. Thank you to them for volunteering!
Many thanks, also, to old and new friends for your contributions to this worthy cause!

Tots to teens


International Literacy Day Poster Contest

Poster

Overall winner (above) of the International Literacy Day Poster Contest sponsored by Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County was  Dayna Kainer of Montello, who received a check in the amount of $50. The winner of the age 12 and under division (below right) is Finnigan Gonzalez of Montello, who received a check for $25.  The winner of the age 13 and above division (below left)  is Kaylyn Smith of Oxford, who received a check for $25, as well.

  Poster Poster

Check out the Fall 2016 newsletter

 Newsletters are published twice a year: May and November.  Unless you have requested a print copy mailed to you, they are available on this website or as a pdf emailed to you from LuAnn Zieman at Zieman@bugnet.net

Pro Literacy America

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County, Inc (LV-MC) is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential tutoring to adults and families who want to improve their reading, writing, math and other skills.  Volunteer tutors provide individualized instruction. 

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County is an affiliate of ProLiteracy America

The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of life by promoting and fostering increased literacy and lifelong learning in Marquette County, WI and contiguous areas primarily through volunteer teaching of and aid to the illiterate, semi-literate, and those who are not native English speakers; to encourage and aid individuals, groups and organizations desiring to increase literacy through volunteer programs, and to develop public awareness of the illiteracy problem.

Collaboration with existing organizations and agencies is extremely important. Current LV-MC collaborative programs include:

  • Women, Infant and Children clinic (WIC) StoryTime in Montello and Westfield

  • Montello Library StoryTime

  • Read for Joy! given to First Time mothers through the County Nurses

  • Activity Packs accompanying WI Bookworms given to Head Start families

  •  Getting Kids Excited About Reading

  •  Tots to Teen Book Drive at Christmas

  •  Assisting teachers with reading classes in elementary schools

  • Sponsoring county-wide essay contest

  • Speaking to various county groups about literacy

LV-MC is a member of Wisconsin Literacy, Inc., which works to raise awareness of the impact of low literacy on our state's economy and the benefits of providing adult literacy services to our businesses, families, and communities.  They provide support, training and advocacy to adult literacy programs statewide.   www.wisconsinliteracy.org

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County, Inc (LV-MC) is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential tutoring to adults and families who want to improve their reading, writing, math and other skills.  Volunteer tutors provide individualized instruction. 

Literacy Volunteers - Marquette County, Inc.
(LV-MC)
PO Box 671
Montello, WI  53949
literacyvmc@yahoo.com

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Last updated 8/20/2016

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Volunteers, many of the forms that you use are now available here in the .pdf format.  Just click on the form to open.  Then print it, fill it out and submit it.

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