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2013 Annual Meeting

Autumn 2013
Newsletter Now Available!

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Read For Joy!

Any individuals or businesses interested in funding "Read For Joy!, a book given to all 1st-time mothers in Marquette County, please contact LV-MC at 608-297-8900 or vjhawk@mwwb.net.


Staying Healthy

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County together with Wisconsin Literacy, Inc provides information and a Staying Healthy curriculum for residents of Marquette County. LV-MC works with the Marquette County Health Department to get the information out to the public.


Check out these businesses who support literacy!


Tots to Teens Book Drive

Each year the Literacy Volunteers--Marquette County conduct a book drive to collect gently used books to distribute to families at Christmas time.

Tots to teens

Caught Reading
Check out who was caught reading during September Literacy Month.

Save the Date:  February 5, 2015 Annual Literacy Volunteers Fundraiser

  Pictures from the 15th Annual Literacy Volunteers Fundraiser at Mecan River Outfitters on February 6, 2014

Check out the Autumn  2013 newsletter

2013 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Newsletters are published twice a year: May and November.  Unless you have requested a print copy mailed to you, they are available on this website or as a pdf emailed to you from LuAnn Zieman at Zieman@bugnet.net

Pro Literacy America

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County, Inc (LV-MC) is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential tutoring to adults and families who want to improve their reading, writing, math and other skills.  Volunteer tutors provide individualized instruction. 

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County is an affiliate of ProLiteracy America

The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of life by promoting and fostering increased literacy and lifelong learning in Marquette County, WI and contiguous areas primarily through volunteer teaching of and aid to the illiterate, semi-literate, and those who are not native English speakers; to encourage and aid individuals, groups and organizations desiring to increase literacy through volunteer programs, and to develop public awareness of the illiteracy problem.

Collaboration with existing organizations and agencies is extremely important. Current LV-MC collaborative programs include:

  • Women, Infant and Children clinic (WIC) StoryTime in Montello and Westfield

  • Montello Library StoryTime

  • Read for Joy! given to First Time mothers through the County Nurses

  • Activity Packs accompanying WI Bookworms given to Head Start families

  •  Getting Kids Excited About Reading

  •  Tots to Teen Book Drive at Christmas

  •  Assisting teachers with reading classes in elementary schools

  • Sponsoring an essay contest at Forest Lane Elementary

  • Speaking to various county groups about literacy

LV-MC is a member of Wisconsin Literacy, Inc., which works to raise awareness of the impact of low literacy on our state's economy and the benefits of providing adult literacy services to our businesses, families, and communities.  They provide support, training and advocacy to adult literacy programs statewide.   www.wisconsinliteracy.org

Literacy Volunteers-Marquette County, Inc (LV-MC) is a non-profit organization that provides free and confidential tutoring to adults and families who want to improve their reading, writing, math and other skills.  Volunteer tutors provide individualized instruction. 

Literacy Volunteers - Marquette County, Inc.
(LV-MC)
PO Box 671
Montello, WI  53949
literacyvmc@yahoo.com

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