Micheal Johnston on July 29, 2009 in Denver, Colo.
The Literacy Project Annual Luncheon

  Mike Johnston grew up in Eagle County, where his family owns the Christiana Lodge. Earlier this year, he announced his candidacy for Governor of Colorado. Johnston has a passion for education—a passion that was ignited when he served as a Teach for America teacher in the Mississippi Delta in 1997. For his keynote address […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rebekah Zenor

Rebekah Zenor is a self-described “jack of all hobbies and master of none.” While the New Hampshire transplant has dedicated her working hours to the Slifer Smith and Frampton real estate team for 9 years, she takes a more extemporaneous approach to her free time. “I dabble in everything,” said Rebekah. “Sailing, hiking, climbing, volunteering, […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Osterberg

Linda Osterberg has owned Mount-N-Frame in Vail for over 30 years. She started as a part-time picture framer, and ended up buying the business. She has practiced yoga for many years, and teaches yoga on a part-time basis. In her spare time, Linda hikes, skis, and bikes. In November, she also became a volunteer with […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Laurie Blickenstaff

Volunteer Laurie Blickenstaff (left), pictured here with fellow Literacy Project volunteer Jackie Stockwell and BCMS Guidance Counselor Nita Kirwan, is a new addition to The Literacy Project volunteer team, but she is not new to The Literacy Project. “After working in the title insurance industry for several years, I decided to put my teaching license […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Zavis

Karen Zavis has been a volunteer tutor with The Literacy Project’s Study Friends program for six years. The Study Friends program is designed to help middle school students improve their reading, writing, math, and homework skills by pairing them with a trained adult volunteer tutor, though Karen is the first to tell you that Study […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie Dennis

The Literacy Project of Eagle County has named Melanie Dennis to the nonprofit’s board of directors. “With her unique background in education and real estate, Melanie has much to offer in her new leadership position on The Literacy Project’s board,” said Colleen Gray, Executive Director of The Literacy Project. “Her career keeps her embedded deeply […]

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Reading Buddies Spring 2017

A partnership between The Literacy Project and the Eagle Valley Library District, the Reading Buddies program pairs teen volunteers with younger kids for an hour of one-on-one shared reading, once a week! The Reading Buddies program is for Little Buddies (students in grades 1-3) and Big Buddies (teen mentors in grades 9-12). Buddy pairs read […]