The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV) will be hosting its 54th Annual Recognition Event on June 22, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA 22042. LCNV’s students submitted writings based around this year’s theme of “Learning Gives Me Power” and three have been selected to read their essays. Keynote remarks will be delivered by Dr. Jorge Ribas, President and CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Other notable guests will include Supervisor Penny Gross (Mason District), Delegate Kaye Kory (38th District), Councilman John Taylor Chapman (City of Alexandria) and Mr. Kris Martini (Director of Arlington Public Schools’ Adult Education Programs). Community Partners and Volunteers of the Year will also be recognized. Referencing the ceremony, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia’s Executive Director Patricia Donnelly stated, “We are so proud of LCNV’s adult learners and the commitment they make to advance their literacy and language skills. This is our chance to recognize them, and everyone who contributes to their success.”
A dessert reception will follow the event. To RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-237-0866.
About the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia serves 1,500 learners annually with its mission to teach adults the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and understanding English in order to empower them to participate more fully and confidently in their communities. LCNV is one of only a few non-profit organizations in all of Northern Virginia that complies with Federal Education standards as it serves the most beginning level adult learner.