Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County
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About Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County
Since our founding in 1981, Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County has provided free, confidential one-on-one reading tutoring and ESL tutoring for adults and children in Kanawha County. We are an all-volunteer organization, from our tutors to our office staff. In the past 20 years, we have helped over 1,000 people. We are an affiliate of ProLiteracy and have recieved a Bronze Rating from Guidestar!

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. 


Board of Directors 2018:

  • ​Malissa Hohmann, President
  • Susan Leffler, Vice President
  • Alice Pettit, Treasurer
  • Margy McCroskey, Secretary
  • Anita Cohen, Member-at-Large
  • Renae Tyree, Member-at-Large
  • Brenda Gurnee
  • Rita Lynch
  • Serena Marty
  • Alice Ruhnke
  • Gina Schrader
  • Carol Johnson-Cyrus
  • Marleen Seese, Executive Director



​Upcoming Board Meetings and Events:

  • September 2018: National Literacy Month
  • September 10, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30-7:30 PM)
  • Monday, October 8, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • Monday, October 15, 2018: Game Night (6:15 - 8:15 pm)
  • Friday, October 26 through Saturday, October 27, 2018: Book Festival at the Civic Center
  • Monday, November 12, 2018: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • December 2018: Holiday Book Drive at the Charleston Town Center Mall
  • Monday, December 3, 2018: Christmas Luncheon at Olive Garden (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)
  • Monday, January 7, 2019: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • Monday, February 11, 2019: Valentine’s Day Pizza and Bingo Party Student’s Night (6:00 - 8:00 pm)
  • Monday, March 11, 2019: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • Monday, April 8, 2019: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • Monday, May 13, 2019: Board Meeting (5:30 - 7:00 pm)
  • May 17, 2019: Annual Board Meeting and Dinner (5:30 - 7:00 pm)

Recent Events:​

  • August 23, 2018: Annual Fundraiser at Taylor Books
  • June 30, 2018: Tutor Training Workshop 

Past events have included Holiday Book Drives, Social Outings, and more!​
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

Coming soon! 
Check back for the next date!

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

To Register, Call:  304-343-7323