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2018 News Stories

Literacy Volunteers Celebrates 50th Anniversary at its Annual Literacy Tea (WABI, 3.31.19)

Tea Time Coming to Bangor  [SOLD OUT EVENT for 2019](WABI, 3.10.19)

Literacy Volunteers celebrates 50 years; New tutor training announced (WVII, 2.20.19)

One of Literacy Volunteers first tutors reflects on experiences (WABI, 2.20.19)

Record setting year; 50th Anniversary (WABI, 1.3.19)

2017-18 Annual Report Card. 

Literacy Volunteers Looking for Tutors (WVII & WABI, 9.3.18)

Organizations Team Up to Give Away Books in the Summer (WABI, 7.12.18) 

Children's Book Drive Held in Downtown Bangor (WABI, 6.26.18)

Casting Aside Shame and Stigma, Adults Tackle Struggles with Literacy (National Public Radio, 4.26.18)

HEALTHY ME: Health Literacy Community Partnership (WVII 4.25.18)

Kids gather to drink tea and support a good cause (WABI - 3.26.18)

Program helps educate incarcerated women (WABI 3.12.18)

Literacy Tea Celebrates Reading & Supports Literacy Programs (WABI 3.6.18)

Literacy Volunteers Looking for Tutors for New Tutor Training Session (WABI 3.4.18)

2017 News Stories

Check out this video how we're using the recent $15K that the Friends of the Cross Insurance Center Gala gave us!

Bangor literacy tutors helping others overcome barriers of illiteracy (8.17.17)

Sarah's Story: It's never too late for second chances (7.21.17)

Cross Insurance Center Gala to Celebrate Three Nonprofits (6.20.17)

5th Annual Book Drive with Briar Patch Bookstore & Darling's Ice cream Truck for a Cause - WZON Radio (6.21.17)

Literacy Volunteers Teams Up with Local Hospital - WABI (6.13.17) 

Improving EMMC Patient Experience Through Literacy - WLBZ (6.13.17)

A New Program Teaches Female Inmates to Tell Their Own Story - BDN (6.12.17)

Pilot Project Helps Penobscot Jail Female Inmates - WABI (6.5.17)

Literacy Volunteers Celebrates New Class of Readers - WLBZ (4.2.17)

Annual Literacy Tea Held at John Bapst High School - WABI (4.2.17)

Literacy Volunteer Looking for Tutors - WABI - (2.16.17)

Tutor Training Available in Ellsworth (1.5.17) 

2016 News Stories

Literacy Program Working to Help Voters - WLBZ - (11.5.16)

Literacy Volunteers Sharpen Skills at Literacy Conference - WABI (11.5.16)

Free Literacy Program Helps Hundreds - WLBZ (9.14.16) 

Literacy Volunteers Helps One Bangor Woman - WABI (9.14.16)

Literacy Volunteers Expands Services to Hancock County (9/1/16) 

Successes Celebrated at Annual Event (6/15/16)

Darling's Ice Cream for a Cause Book Mobile - WABI (6/30/16)

Motorcyclists Riding for a Good Cause - WVII / Fox 22 (5/28/16) 

Riders Book It for Literacy - WLBZ (5/28/16)

4th Annual Literacy Tea in Bangor Celebrates Children's Books - WABI (4/3/16) 

Annual Tea Celebrates Strength of Program - WLBZ (4/3/16)

4th Annual Literacy Tea Set for Sunday - WVII (3/29/16)

Senior Watch:  Literacy Tea - WABI (3/21/16)

Dozens Attend Governor Restaurant's Harry Potter Night Celebrations - WABI (3/10/16) 

Literacy Volunteers Looking for Tutors - WABI (3/6/16)