2016 Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Harriet Himmel Theater, CityPlace
West Palm Beach, FL
The results are in! The winners of the 2016 25th
Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee winners are…
Tied for first: Greenberg Traurig and The Palm Beach Post
Runners up: Friends of the PBC Library System, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., Lynn University and Next Era Energy
Best decorated Bee: Keiser University and Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.
Spirit Award: The Palm Beach Post and Friends of the PBC Library System
Team Fundraising Award: Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System
Thank you to those who participated in the Bee, donated and volunteered your time. This event supports the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County and its many programs serving adults, children and families from Boca Raton to Jupiter and west to Belle Glade.
Left to Right: Susan Rabinowitz, Literacy Coalition Board President, Greenberg Traurig Team: Linda Kruger, Lauren Whetstone and Lindsay Macdonald, David Fleisher, Literacy Coalition Board Member, Dr. Rob Gingras, Bee Co-chair, The Palm Beach PostTeam: Nick Manzino, Sarah Peters and Howard Goodman, Kristin Calder, Literacy Coalition CEO and Matthew Turko, Bee Co-chair Front: Kenneth Montgomery, Literacy Coalition Board Member
Bee Hive Sponsor
It’s time for the Literacy Coalition’s annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee! The Bee takes place on Thursday, October 20, starting at 6 p.m. at the Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace.
There's still time to register and compete against these teams:
Akerman LLP, Duffy's Sports Grill, Florida Crystals Corporation,
Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System--Beekeeping It Real,
Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger, P.A., Ice Legal,
Keiser University, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., Lynn University,
NextEra Energy, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach State College,
Publix Super Markets Charities, SV Microwave, TD Bank
and WPBF 25 News
Want to compete in the Literacy Coalition’s Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, but don’t have a team?
Duffy’s Sports Grill is again sponsoring a team that will be comprised community members. Please make sure to like us on Facebook so you can see the announcement of the winners. Must be 18 or older to participate. Winners must be able to attend the Bee from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.on October 20 at the Harriet Himmel Theater, CityPlace in West Palm Beach. Click here to enter to the contest.
What your registration makes possible
In Palm Beach County, one in seven adults functions at the lowest level of literacy, meaning that they have difficulty filling out a job application, reading road signs and reading the dosage amount on a prescription bottle. Support for the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee provides a lifetime of literacy opportunities for thousands of adults, children and families in our community.
We hope that you will participate in the fall’s most fun and entertaining event that benefits the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County and its many programs serving the community from Boca Raton to Jupiter and west to Belle Glade. Bee Teams and Individual Alphabet Letter Sponsorships are available.
Check out photos from the 2015 event.
PLEASE NOTE TICKET SALES AND SPONSORSHIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. FAIR MARKET VALUE OF GOODS AND SERVICES RECEIVED ESTIMATED AT $35.00 PER PERSON. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 AND REFERRING TO CH3135. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. THE COALITION'S FEDERAL I.D. IS #65-0169781 AND 100% OF THIS CONTRIBUTION GOES TO THE LITERACY COALITION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY. THE LITERACY COALITION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROGRAM. IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT REQUIRES SPECIAL SERVICES, CALL US AT (800) 273-1030 TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATE ACCOMMODATIONS.