CFLC in the News

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StarNews: Wiley Cash signing is Saturday

Local author will have a pre-release signing event for his book “The Last Ballad” at Wilmington’s Barnes & Noble on Saturday, September 30th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Click here to read the full...

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Star News: ‘Magic’ Gala marks StarNews’ birthday

The 32nd annual Cape Fear Literacy Council gala, co-sponsored by the StarNews, took a Harry Potter theme Saturday night. Hogwarts robes, witches’ and wizards’ pointed hats and all manner of mystical gear were the order of the day Saturday night at the Coastline Conference and Event Center. The Cape Fear Literacy Council took the Harry Potter novels as the theme for its 32nd annual gala, co-sponsored by StarNews Media, and most of the 500...

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WECT: Gala will take you to Hogwarts

Reading can take you on wonderful adventures, like to the wizarding world of Harry Potter. A benefit for the Cape Fear Literacy Council will also transport guests to Hogwarts on its upcoming “Night of Magic” on Saturday, September 23rd. Click here to view the...

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StarNews: EDITORIAL, Sept. 15 – Help keep Wilmington reading

StarNews 150th birthday bash will benefit Literacy Council. It is a truth, universally acknowledged, and definitely not “fake news,” that people who can’t read don’t buy many newspapers. Thus, it is altogether fitting and proper that the StarNews, which marks its 150th birthday on Sept. 23, will celebrate it by throwing a gala with the Cape Fear Literacy Council. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: One Tutor, Two Students, Countless Benefits

Enjoy this GWBJ Insights article, contributed by Geneva Reid, a Cape Fear Literacy Council volunteer who tutors adult learners and leads the Tutor Training Team, training volunteer tutors in the Adult Literacy and ESL Programs. Published in August 2017. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: Coming to America: The Refugee Experience

Enjoy this article, contributed by Lauren Rogers, ESL Program Assistant, about the process of becoming a refugee in the United States. Published in August 2017. Click here to read the full...

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StarNews: Literacy Council Gala Will Be “Magic”

Enjoy this article about how StarNews Media and Cape Fear Literacy Council are jointly to present “A Night of Magic,” a fundraising gala centered around J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” books on Saturday, September 23, 2017 starting at 6:30 PM at the Coastline Conference and Event Center. Published in July 2017. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: What Is A Refugee?

The United Nations defines a refugee as “someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war or violence. A refugee has a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group.” Enjoy this informative article by CFLC Executive Director, Yasmin Tomkinson, about the process of being a refugee. Published in July 2017. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: Citizenship 101

An article about the process of applying for U.S. citizenship published in June 2017. This Insights article was contributed by Melanie Nelson, ESL Program Director for the Cape Fear Literacy Council. Click here to read the full...

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Insights: One-On-One Education Makes A Difference

An article about Cape Fear Literacy Council’s Adult Literacy Program  and the variety of reasons our learners choose to become CFLC students. Published in June 2017. This Insights article was contributed by Nancy Woolley, Adult Literacy Program Director for Cape Fear Literacy Council. Click here to read the full...

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