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 2017-18:

  • ​Malissa Hohmann, President
  • Susan Leffler, Vice President
  • Alice Pettit, Treasurer
  • Margy McCroskey, Secretary
  • David McClanahan, Student Rep
  • Anita Cohen
  • Carol Johnson-Cyrus
  • Brenda Gurnee
  • Rita Lynch
  • Serena Marty
  • Alice Ruhnke
  • Gina Schrader
  • Marleen Seese, Executive Director
  • Rene Tyree


​Board Meetings and Events:

  • August 15, 2017: Summer Fundraiser at Taylor Books
  • September 11, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • September 2017: Literacy Month
  • October 9, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • October 16, 2017: Family Game Night (6:15-8:15 pm)
  • October 27-28, 2017: Book Festival at Civic Center
  • November 13, 2017: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • December 2 and 9, 2017: Holiday Book Drive at Town Center Mall
  • December 4, 2017: Christmas Luncheon at Olive Garden
  • January 8, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • February 11, 2018: Pizza & Bingo Party (6:00-8:00 pm)
  • March 12, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • April 9, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • May 7, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30-7:00 pm)
  • May 18, 2018: Annual Board Meeting (5:30-8:00 pm)
  • June 2018: Charleston Street Fair at FestivALL (dates TBA)
  • June 30, 2018:  Tutor Training Workshop (9:00 am-3:00 pm)

 
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

TUTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP

Free Training for Volunteer Tutors

Saturday, June 30, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church Activities Building
16 Leon Sullivan Way
Charleston, West Virginia

To Register, Call:  304-343-7323