Alexandra G. Kogut Spell-a-Palooza Literacy Fundraiser

Literacy Coalition hosts inaugural Alexandra G. Kogut Spelling Bee Fundraiser

WHO:               Literacy Coalition of Herkimer & Oneida Counties

WHAT:             Alexandra G. Kogut Spell-a-Palooza - Spelling Bee Fundraiser

WHERE:           Daniele’s at Valley View

                          620 Memorial Parkway, Utica

WHEN:             Thursday, September 25, 2014
                          6:00 PM

DETAILS:         Literacy Coalition is hosting a fundraiser in memory of Alexandra G. Kogut. The event will feature a spelling bee with local adult celebrities vs. local 5th graders and a silent auction.

$25/person includes: Buffet, top-shelf beverage, entertainment. Tickets purchased after September 20 will be $30.

The event will also feature a silent auction & the opportunity to pay to increase or decrease difficulty for contestants.

Celebrity spellers:

Anthony J. Picente Jr., Oneida County Executive
Evon M. Ervin, Deputy Director, Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
Steve McMurray, WKTV Anchor and General Manager
Sean (S.) Morrelle, KISS FM DJ
Michelle Truett, Graphic Designer & Baggs Square Association
Bill Perrotti, Professor, MVCC
Brenda Episcopo, CEO, United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area
Harrison Hummel IV, COO, Hummel’s Office Plus

Event Sponsors:

Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties
Roser Communications Network
Daniele’s at Valley View
IBEW Local 43
New Hartford Shopping Center
CNY Labor Council
Sylvan Learning Center
Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corp.
United Auto Workers
Celtic Harp
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
NAACP Utica Oneida County Chapter

About Literacy Coalition:

The Literacy Coalition of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is a community organization working to eliminate illiteracy through collaboration of all employment sectors. Our vision is 100% Literacy through 100% Community Engagement.