20th Annual Spelling Bee benefiting Creek County Literacy Program

(SAPULPA, OK – March 5, 2018) The date is set for Sapulpa’s most fun and entertaining event – Creek County Literacy Program’s Annual Spelling Bee is Thursday April 5, 6pm at Sapulpa High School Commons. Back for the 20th year, the Spelling Bee will no doubt be another crazy, word-churning and fun-filled spelling competition. BEE a Super Hero is 2018’s theme. Get registered today—it is time to study up and sharpen your spelling skills for the 20th Annual Spelling Bee!

“Funds raised from the Bee furthers our Mission, which is help every child and adult in Creek County to read through tutoring, technology and health literacy outreaches,” explained Melissa Struttmann, Executive Director of Creek County Literacy Program. “This fundraiser makes up eight percent of our annual operating budget.”

CCLP is pleased to announce SeneGence International, American Heritage Bank, Tiger Natural Gas and Krumme Oil are sponsors to date.

Sponsor information and registration forms will be available online at creekliteracy.org. For additional information, call 918-224-9647 or email info@creekliteracy.org.

Seventeen percent of adults in Creek County 18 to 24 years old do not have a high school diploma. Eleven percent of adults in Creek County 25 years of age and older do not have a high school diploma. Statewide, more than 400,000 Oklahoma adults – twelve percent – are functionally illiterate.

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