June 2021 Community Newsletter

June 2021 Community Newsletter


Marketing & Outreach Job Opening

The Literacy Council of Carroll County is seeking an individual interested in a part-time position (15-20 hours a week) responsible for marketing, design, and outreach. This is a great opportunity for a creative person interested in promoting adult education in Carroll County.  Please share this job opening with your contacts!  Anyone interested in the position should contact Sam Greenholtz, Executive Director at 410-857-0766 or execdir.lcouncil@gmail.com for more information.

In-person Tutoring Rooms Available

The Literacy Council is pleased to announce that the two learning rooms in our office are once again available for in person tutoring! The Non-profit Building is open to the public, so you can come in and head up to our office. Tutors and students must be vaccinated to use the spaces (or must wear a mask while in our office). Please call 410-857-0766 for details and to sign-up for a room (day and time). We look forward to seeing you!

Support The Literacy Council While Grocery Shopping

If you shop at Kennie’s Marketplace, you can support the Literacy Council at no cost to you! The Literacy Council is participating in Kennie’s Marketplace‘s 24th Annual Community Rewards Program. When you designate the Literacy Council as your choice for the fundraiser, Kennie’s will give us up to 1% of designated purchases made between April 8 and August 25, 2021. Just let the cashier know that you want to sign-up for the program and that you designate the Literacy Council for the rebate. You can also sign-up online  and get more information here.


2021 Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join the Literacy Council on Friday, August 27, 2021 for our Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Come out for an enjoyable morning of golf, followed by lunch, while raising funds to support adult education in Carroll County. To sign up to play, please contact the Literacy Council at 410-857-0766. More information is available on our website (downloadable forms and on-line sign-ups should soon be live). Sponsorships are also available, including hole sponsorships (you get your name or business on a sign placed at a hole)! Call us at 410-857-0766 for more information.

Save the Date: Upcoming Events for Community Partners & Tutors

This fall we are holding a Resource Fair & Recognition Event for our Tutors on Tuesday, September 21 and an Open House for our Community Partners on Wednesday, September 22 . This is a hands-on opportunity to learn more about our program, view on-line learning resources, and explore the suite of available printed resources (books, workbooks, and more …). More details coming soon.


Student Success

We are pleased to share some of our adult leaner’s accomplishments so far this year. With the support of our skilled and dedicated volunteer tutors:

  • 2 students received their GED
  • 1 college student passed a required math class
  • 1 ESL graduate student’s English proficiency improved to a level such that the student no longer needs support for writing a dissertation
  • 1 student completed pre-GED level materials in three subjects and moved on to GED level studies, making significant progress toward the end goal of a GED

Congratulations to our adult learners and tutors for making life changing learning success happen.

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