Cape Fear Literacy Council proudly announces the 29th Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy! The Bee is on Thursday, September 15th at 7 PM at the Terraces on Sir Tyler. We invite the community to share in this fun evening devoted to words! Admission is FREE and there will be light refreshments, a cash bar, audience games and prizes, and fun for both audience and competitors. You can help your favorite team with the...read more
CFLC: Please join us for the 7th Annual Literacy Luncheon on June 2nd and participate in the Live Oak Bank Challenge Grant!
Please join Cape Fear Literacy Council and our Presenting Sponsor, Live Oak Bank, in celebrating CFLC’s mission to provide personalized education so adults can transform their lives and contribute to a stronger local community. Mark your calendars to join Cape Fear Literacy Council on Thursday, June 2nd, at Pine Valley United Methodist Church, for the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s 7th Annual Literacy Luncheon featuring CFLC’s Readers’ Theater and special guest, celebrated author and philosopher,...read more
The Parade Mile will take place at approximately 8:55a on April 9, 2016 immediately before the Azalea Festival Parade. According to the festival’s website, the parade brings approximately 100K people to downtown Wilmington each year.The race will be broken down into several heats, include and encourage the participation of children, and the final heat will be participants in Azalea Festival garb, a fun mile with people in southern belle dresses and seersucker suits. The...read more
You’ll never want to grow up when you reach our Neverland! Venture past the ‘second star to the right’ with hosts Cape Fear Literacy Council and Ashley Furniture Homestore to a Neverland evening of fun and fantasy, as we raise funds to make literacy a reality for hundreds of adults this year. CFLC provides small group classes and one-to-one tutoring to help the nearly 40% of adults in the Cape Fear Region who struggle...read more
Bookmarks – The buzz on the 2015 Spelling Bee Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:58 by Ben Steelman The folks at the Cape Fear Literacy Council are rounding up a few last-minute teams for its 28th annual Spelling Bee for Literacy, coming up at 7 p.m. Sept. 17. Some changes are coming to the venerable fundraiser. The Literacy Council is moving the event to The Terraces at Sir Tyler, 1826 Sir Tyler Drive...read more
Luncheon for Literacy with Guest Dean Norris By Gina Gambony July 27, 2015 The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) is holding its 6th annual Literacy Luncheon. This fundraising event offers entertainment, success stories from students, and special guest speaker Dean Norris (Breaking Bad, Under the Dome). New Executive Director Yasmin Tomkinson and Outreach Coordinator Erin Payne visited our studio to talk about the event and the work underway at the CFLC. Listen to the interview...read more
Please join Cape Fear Literacy Council in celebrating our 30-year mission to eradicate illiteracy! Mark your calendars to join us on Thursday, July 30th, for the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s 6th Annual Literacy Luncheon featuring CFLC’s Group Readers and special celebrity guest, actor Dean Norris. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet several students whose lives have been changed through their experiences at CFLC and hear from New Hanover County Commission Chairman, Jonathan...read more
CFLC celebrates its newly-expanded campus with an Open House and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on April 22, 2015!
ABOUT THE ‘RAISING THE ROOF’ BUILDING RENOVATION In early 2014, CFLC embarked on its “Raising the Roof” renovation to up-fit a building on the CFLC campus in order to provide educational services to significantly more adults in the Cape Fear region. Renovations were completed in the fall of 2014, expanding Cape Fear Literacy Council’s teaching facility by 75%, with an estimated cost of $200,000. The need for literacy services has reached a critical...read more