Literacy Program holds Bridge for Literacy event; raises funds

Literacy Program holds Bridge for Literacy event; raises fundsThe Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program recently held its seventh annual Bridge for Literacy event at the Patterson Building Auditorium on the Guthrie campus in Sayre. The 2019 top scorers include, from left, Marc Alpert, Athens Township, fourth place; Joan Gustin, Towanda, first place; Barb Pulver, Troy, participant; and Chuck Campbell, Ulster, participant. Absent from the photo are Dr. Ram Sharma, Sayre, second place; and Donna Detrick, also of Sayre, third place. Provided photo.

At Bridge for Literacy, a fundraiser to benefit the Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program, several bridge players recently took home top honors, as well as gift certificates from local restaurants. 

Joan Gustin of Towanda was top scorer, followed by Dr. Ram Sharma of Sayre in second place. Donna Detrick of Sayre came in third place. Marc Alpert of Athens Township placed fourth. 

The Bridge for Literacy event, a fun and informal card party, was held at the Patterson Building Auditorium on the Guthrie campus in Sayre. Jeffrey Dann was the tournament director of the Seventh Annual Bridge for Literacy. For those who are interested in learning to play bridge or brushing up on their bridge playing skills, contact Dann at valleybridgeclub@yahoo.com

The Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program, an affiliate of ProLiteracy, provides free and confidential “one to one” tutoring for adults and teenagers in basic reading, writing, math, and English as a Second Language. The program is also a member agency of the United Way of Bradford County.  

For more information on how to become involved as an adult learner or as a volunteer tutor, contact Aubrey Carrington, program coordinator, by calling (570)-297-3375 or by email to bwcliteracy@bradfordco.org.

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