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2017 Winter Boomerang
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Winter 2017
Join Us! Our 8th Annual Gala is April 1st!
Join LVGH for a night of eating, drinking, and dancing to benefit our adult literacy programs. Our 8th Annual Gala will be held Saturday, April 1st at Farmington Gardens and will be a night that you will not want to miss.  The evening includes open bar, plated dinner, live music by Shaded Soul, online silent auction, student speakers, and much more!

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit our event website.  Good news!  Even if you are unable to attend, you can still participate in the online silent auction.  Simply visit our bidding website and register online with Greater Giving.  Our auction will be going live in late March.  Hope to see you there!
Updated Website
If you haven't had the chance, now is the perfect time to visit lvgh.org and check out our new website!  An updated and refreshed look is just what we needed to kick off 2017.  The same great information is still there along with a few newly added features and resources.  Make sure to visit regularly as updates will be continuously posted!
New Classes
As our student body grows and evolves, we are always looking to add new programs and classes that fit the needs of our population.  During our 2016-17 school year, we added a Book Club as well as a Computer Club.

Due to the success of this past summer's reading curriculum, LVGH decided it would be a great idea to add a class that focused solely on reading books together.  So far, the Friday morning Book Club has been reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, a student selected book.  Members of the club enjoy partaking in conversations with one another and typically find it much easier to understand the characters and what is happening in the story.  Once completed, the students are looking forward to watching the movie so that they can compare the two versions.

Our Computer Club has also been seeing success as well.  In
order to help prepare our students for the real world and keep them up to date with technology, we wanted to offer more guided time and practice in the computer lab.  Every Friday any LVGH student (tutors too!) can come to work on digital literacy skills. Help is offered with typing, general internet/computer usage, creating and using email addresses, and so much more!
Volunteer!
Interested in volunteering to help change students' lives? Visit our website, lvgh.org, to check out available positions and to fill out an application. You'll be amazed at what you get back when you give your time.
 
*Tutor training registraion closes 3/31
Brackets For Good!
Help LVGH advance to the next round in the Brackets For Good March Madness fundraising competition.  Donate as little as $1 by 8pm on 3/3 and you can help us to move forward! Click here to give and learn more about how you can help!

 
 2017 Community Partner Award Receipient

Thank you to our 2017 Gala Sponsors!
         
         
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
   
           
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