CFLC in the News

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: How Reading Works

Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: How Reading Works

Enjoy this article from CFLC Executive Director, Yasmin Tomkinson, about the fact that whether you are young or old, there are four components that you must integrate to be an effective reader. At Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC), we teach these concepts, along with strategies for developing the related skills, to our volunteer tutors, as well as to the adult learners we serve. Published October 2018. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal: WIN Awards $58,500 in Grants

Greater Wilmington Business Journal: WIN Awards $58,500 in Grants

Four educational programs in New Hanover County have received grants from Women’s Impact Network of New Hanover County. WIN, a collective philanthropy organization, has committed $58,500 in grant funds to the Bellamy Mansion Museum, Cape Fear Literacy Council, Team First Book of New Hanover County and Vantage Pointe, according to a news release. Published October 2018. Click here to read the full...

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Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed on Thursday, October 11th

Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed on Thursday, October 11th

Cape Fear Literacy Council will be closed Thursday, October 11, 2018. We plan to re-open on Friday, October 12th, with normal business hours. Please call before you come on Friday as an extra...

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Star News: Winter is Coming to CFLC

Star News: Winter is Coming to CFLC

  The 33rd annual CFLC Literacy Gala is November 17. Despite the heat now, Winter Is Coming and Cape Fear Literacy Council beckons you to vie for your own seat in the Seven Kingdoms at its 33rd Annual Literacy Gala. Click here to read the full...

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WECT: Lemonade Stand Raises Money to Help Others Learn How to Read

WECT: Lemonade Stand Raises Money to Help Others Learn How to Read

One girl’s lemonade stand is helping others learn how to read. Clementine Koch set up a stand in her backyard in June, selling lemonade, water and cookies to golfers at the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. Her house backs up to the course. Koch set her price at $1 a glass and is saving the money for her college fund. When her mom, Angela Bossut, saw that she was making a good amount of money,...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal: Your Pie Gives Back

Greater Wilmington Business Journal: Your Pie Gives Back

When Your Pie opened its doors in February, the eatery celebrated a soft opening by serving nearly 1,200 pizzas to guests who were asked to make a donation to the Cape Fear Literacy Council rather than paying for their pizza. Owner Jada O’Malley said she felt it was the best way to work out the kinks and kickstart her Dine and Donate initiative. The three-day event raised nearly $4,000 for the literacy council, O’Malley...

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StarNews: PinPoint supper to benefit Cape Fear Literacy Council

StarNews: PinPoint supper to benefit Cape Fear Literacy Council

PinPoint restaurant will host a Sunday Supper to benefit the Cape Fear Literacy Council Sunday, July 29, 2018. Cocktail hour, which will include raffles, begins at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. A second seating will be held at 7 p.m. without a cocktail hour. Tickets are $33 with tax and gratuity. For reservations, call the restaurant at 910-769-2972. Published July 2018. Click here to read the full...

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WHQR Public Radio – Communique: Wiley Cash & Yasmin Tomkinson Contemplate The Value Of Literacy

WHQR Public Radio – Communique: Wiley Cash & Yasmin Tomkinson Contemplate The Value Of Literacy

Enjoy this public radio interview with New York Times best-selling author, Wiley Cash, and CFLC Executive Director, Yasmin Tomkinson, as they speak on the value of literacy and promote the 2018 Literacy Luncheon. Aired June 2018. Listen to the full interview...

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Star News – Editorial: Read all about it! Literacy Council needs your help

Star News – Editorial: Read all about it! Literacy Council needs your help

The StarNews Editorial Board speaks about how the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s annual fundraising luncheon was another sellout, and thank goodness. It didn’t take long to see the good this non-profit has been doing for nearly half a century. Published June 2018. Read the full article here...

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