The Literacy Council of Wake County's Read to Succeed BBQ Feed

By Jason Matthews

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

June 8, 2013 at 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Location: Lake Wheeler Waterfront Conference Center; 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd.; Raleigh, NC 27603

Event Description

The Literacy Council of Wake County is hosting its Read to Succeed BBQ Feed on Saturday, June 8th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Lake Wheeler Waterfront Conference Center. The event will celebrate the Literacy Council’s free services to adults, families, and at-risk youth in Wake County! The celebration will feature BBQ, drinks (both beer and non-alcoholic beverages), live music by the band Kudzu Ramblers and a silent auction. Auction items include: Pottery, Restaurant Gift Certificates, Zoo passes, tickets to various museums, orchestra performances, the ballet, golf passes, Carolina Panther memorabilia, and more. Artwork and jewelry by local artists will also be available! Tickets are on sale now and cost $20 each for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets call (919) 787-5559 or visit Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted.

The Literacy Council of Wake County is a nonprofit organization established in 1970 and dedicated to teaching adults, families, and youth how to improve their reading and writing skills through the use of volunteer, one-on-one tutors and small group classes. In Wake County alone, 17% of the population is illiterate. The community is invited to support the Council’s effort by attending the Read to Succeed BBQ Feed.
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