We are deeply saddened that the 29th Annual (2020) Community Spelling Bee has been cancelled.

Although we cannot host our usual Bee, we are happy to report that the “Bee A Reader” raffle is happening!  The winning tickets will be drawn on Thursday, August 20, beginning at noon.

We eagerly look forward to a return to normalcy, and to the 2021 Community Spelling Bee.  See you on the other side!

Raffle drawing took place on Thursday, August 20, 2020, beginning at noon.  Winners will be notified by phone.  Thank you to all who donated prizes and to all who purchased raffle tickets!  Your support directly helps people learn to read, write, and reach their potential.

Grand Prize:

$500 Visa Gift Card – Congratulations to Sue K.!

First Prize:

iTeknic Bluetooth 5.0 wireless earbuds – Congratulations to J. C.!

Additional Prizes & Winners:

Gift certificates to Mahoney’s Irish Pub and to Scruples Boutique:  Eileen O.

Gift certificates to Stop & Shop and to Scruples Boutique:  Brian D.

Gift certificates to Elizabeth Boutique and T.G.I. Friday:  Alice F.

Gift certificate to Adams Fairacre Farms:  Terry / Judy / Robin / Linda

Gift certificates to Tomato Cafe and to The Three Arts:  Inara L.

Gift certificates to Cosimo’s Restaurant and Mike Arteaga’s:  J.A.

Gift certificates to Milanese Restaurant and Mike Arteaga’s:  William D.

Gift certificates to Lola’s Cafe and to Hudson Valley Healing Center:  Judy D.

Gift certificates to Farmers & Chefs Restaurant and to Hudson Valley Healing Center:  Tricia

Gift certificates to Gino’s Pizzeria and to Hudson Valley Healing Center:  Sue K.

Gift certificates to T.G.I.Friday’s and to Hudson Valley Healing Center:  Ronda S.

Gift certificates to Target and to Forza:  Mary P.

Emergency kit and gift certificate to DelForno’s Market:  Marla

Hardcover book collection:  John D.

Gift basket of foods and condiments:  Peter H.

Gift basket of bee-themed kitchen items:  McC.

Gift basket of bee-themed kitchen items:  O.

Gift basket of bee-themed stationery items:  Peter H.

Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you for your support!