Monday, January 31, 2011

Happy 50th Anniversary LIFT!

Happy Golden Anniversary! Literacy Instruction for Texas
Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching Adults to Read!

Join the Celebration!

LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas) is celebrating our 50th anniversary with a year of community events and you are invited! Founded in 1961 by the National Council of Jewish Women (Dallas Section), LIFT enhances lives and strengthens communities by raising the adult literacy rate in Texas.

Monthly Events

Join the celebration by attending, supporting, and volunteering for several signature events, including:

January --The Celebration Begins!

February 5 --GED Teacher Roundtable
Center for Community Cooperation

February 16 --Literacy: A Deterrent to Crime.
Dallas County Juvenile Department

February 24 --Literacy Coalition Forum
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

March --Annual Golf Tournament

April LIFT Celebrates National Volunteer
Month: We love LIFT volunteers!

May --Celebrity Readings - Various locations

June 5 --Our doors opened on this date in 1961!
Let's Celebrate!

July --Reading and Freedom go hand in hand!

August 1st --Annual LIFT Book Sale

September --"50 Champions of Literacy" Luncheon
LIFT celebrates National Literacy Month

October --State Fair of Texas celebrates Literacy Day

November --LIFT celebrates Veterans with one-act
play performances

December --LIFT Holiday Events!

More to come!

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Lisa Hembry
Literacy Instruction for Texas