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Adult Spelling Bee Raises More Than $21,000


April 11, 2019

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The Bee Dazzled team members are Jen Kelly, Nonnie Cullipher, Beth Dierauf and Sarah Carter.

The BEE, an adult spelling bee and costume contest co-hosted by Augustine Literacy Project-Brevard and Brevard Elementary OPT, was held on March 30 at the DFR Room in downtown Brevard.

More than $21,000 was raised from the event. Proceeds will go towards training volunteer Augustine literacy tutors and purchasing special needs playground equip-ment for Brevard Elementary School.

The winners were: First place – Sunflower Ladies, representing Orton-Gillingham tutors; second place – Bee Dazzled, representing St. Philip's Episcopal Church.

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