Annual Events

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Date: Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Spellebration 2022

View our Virtual Event

Missed our virtual event? You can still watch the program online: https://youtu.be/gRQZ1a-H-pA

View our honoree tribute video: https://youtu.be/SRR6TZUQIc8

View our video of Chef Carl Clarke, Literacy Center learner and head chef at Forty Acres Soul Kitchen: https://youtu.be/Xfw-NC-QHxw

Download the event program

 

Our 2022 Event Honored:

 
Minnie Morey
Executive Director of the West Michigan Asian American Association
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Latesha Lipscomb
Engagement and Relationships Director at AmplifyGR
Ledy Award for Community Engagement sponsored by Untitled_design_82.png
  
Stephen Osborn
Literacy Center Tutor
Marshall Pitler Volunteer of the Year Award
 

 

Thank you to our event sponsors

 
Literacy Society
 
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Jim and Nancy Ayres
 
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J.C. and Tammy Huizenga
 
 Win & Kyle Irwin
 
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Poetry League
 
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Speller's Society
  • Adamy Valuation
  • Baker Holtz
  • Karl & Patricia Betz
  • Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
  • Gentex 
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Grand Valley State University
  •  Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
  • PNC Bank
  • Varnum LLP 
 
 
Reading Circle
  • Amplify GR
  • Associated Builders and Contractors West Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Byrne Electrical
  • Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Kent Companies
  • Priority Health
  • Brian Schwartz & Elizabeth Welch
  • Talent 2025
  •  West Michigan Asian American Association, Inc.
 
 
Fiction Guild
  • 730 Eddy Studios
  • AHC + Hospitality
  • Allegra Marketing - Mail - Print
  • John & Micki Benz
  • Cascade Engineering
  • COM 616 Public Relations
  • Fritz & Cathy Crabb
  • Crowe LLP
  • Dominican Sisters~ Grand Rapids
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Fishman Stewart PLLC
  • H & S Companies
  • Landscape Design Services
  • Brien & Abbi Marti
  • Marvin Law Office, PC
  • Old National Bank
  • Chris & Michelle Rabideau
  • Reagan Marketing + Design
 
 
Special Thanks
Long Road Distillers
Eastern Floral
 
Location
Bissell Tree House at John Ball Zoo
1300 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, USA
Bissell Tree House at John Ball Zoo

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