Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County
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About Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County
Mission:
The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County is to promote increased literacy for adult and youth learners in Kanawha County through the effective use of volunteers, the provision of support services for volunteers and learners, and collaboration with individuals, groups or organizations desiring to foster increased literacy. 

Services:
Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County provides one-on-one reading tutoring for adults with low levels of literacy and one-on-one English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring for individuals with low levels of conversational English. All services are confidential and provided at no cost. 

Board of Directors 2016-17:
  • ​Malissa Hohmann, President
  • Susan Leffler, Vice President
  • Alice Pettit, Treasurer
  • Margy McCroskey, Secretary
  • David McClanahan, Student Rep
  • Michele Bush
  • Brenda Gurnee
  • Barbara Hanna
  • Carol Johnson-Cyrus
  • Rita Lynch
  • Serena Marty
  • Alice Ruhnke
  • Marleen Seese, Executive Director
  • Rene Tyree
  • Janet Zerbe
 
Board Meetings and Events:
  • August 25, 2016: Summer Fundraiser at Taylor Books
  • September 2016: Literacy Month
  • September 12, 2016: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • October 10, 2016: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • October 17, 2016: Game Night with Students and Tutors (6:30-8:00)
  • October 28-29, 2016: Book Festival
  • November 2016: Tutor Training Workshop--Dates, Times, and Location TBA
  • November 7, 2016: In-Service for Tutors (6:30-8:00)
  • November 14, 2016: Board Meeting (5:30-8:00)
  • December 5 or 12, 2016: Christmas Luncheon at Panera Bread (11:30-1:00)
  • January 9, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • February 6, 2017: Valentine's Day Event--Pizza and Bingo Party (6:00-8:00)
  • March 13, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • April 7-8, 2017: Tutor Training Workshop--First Presbyterian Church; Charleston, WV 25301. Call 304.343.7323 to sign up!
  • April 9-15, 2017: National Library Week
  • April 10, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • May 8, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00)
  • May 19, 2017: Annual Board Meeting (5:30-7:30)
  • June 2017: Charleston Street Fair--Dates and Times TBA
Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County at Taylor Books Fundraiser
August 23, 2012
Tom Zerbe, Jane Turner, Malissa Hohmann, Cynthia Kolsun, Mary Carr, Janet Zerbe, Helen Epps, Brenda Gurnee, Susan Leffler
Jack Magan, Malissa Hohmann, Helen Epps
Fundraiser at Taylor Books August 2015
Emilee Goodman and Bill Hutchinson
Serena Marty
Margy McCroskey and Marleen Seese