Margaret Sutherland, on the left, founded the Scrabble for Literacy tournament 14 years ago. This year’s event, organized by Eleanor Elstone, was held on Sunday, April 8 at the Castlegar Public Library with 20 participants. Jean Rainbow, right, was this year’s champion, scoring 1,093 points over three games. Funds raised will support adult and family literacy programs in Castlegar such as Scrabble Club, Technology Learning Place, and the Community Learning Place. To find out more about literacy programs in Castlegar contact Corinne Svardfeldt, Community Literacy Co-ordinator at 250 687 4983, or castlegarcoordinator@cbal.org.

Scrabble for Literacy tournament

This year’s event, organized by Eleanor Elstone, was held on Sunday, April 8.

Margaret Sutherland, on the left, founded the Scrabble for Literacy tournament 14 years ago. This year’s event, organized by Eleanor Elstone, was held on Sunday, April 8 at the Castlegar Public Library with 20 participants. Jean Rainbow, right, was this year’s champion, scoring 1,093 points over three games. Funds raised will support adult and family literacy programs in Castlegar such as Scrabble Club, Technology Learning Place, and the Community Learning Place. To find out more about literacy programs in Castlegar contact Corinne Svardfeldt, Community Literacy Co-ordinator at 250 687 4983, or castlegarcoordinator@cbal.org.

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