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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 […]

Colorado Gives Day!

Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event, presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, is coming up and we need your support. On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, thousands of donors will come together to support Colorado nonprofits like The Literacy Project of Eagle County. Last year, a record-breaking $26.2 million was raised for Colorado nonprofits. A […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kyle Diebel

Kyle Diebel is the Vice President of FirstBank Eagle County. He is also a dedicated volunteer with The Literacy Project of Eagle County’s “Study Friends” program. 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. “As […]

Show some Mother’s Day Love for Mom AND The Literacy Project!

Just a reminder–Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10, and there are several ways you can support The Literacy Project and gift mom something special. Purchase an exclusively made-for-us sterling silver Golden Bear bracelet for $75. The limited edition bracelet is presented in a velvet pouch from the Golden Bear. Call for details 970-949-5026. And […]

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The Literacy Project’s Annual Volunteer Party

The Literacy Project’s Annual “We Love Our Volunteers Party” was a great success! Volunteers and supporters gathered for a fun evening at The Bookworm of Edwards on Friday, April 3. The party was featured in the Vail Daily’s Society Column: “There were a slew of Reading Buddies to honor as well as math tutors, study […]

Newly designed website. From the Director Colleen Gray:

  It is my pleasure to announce our newly designed website. It was our intention to improve the communication and images in our site to reflect our current successes and refined brand and mission. New visitors will enjoy the easy navigation and robust content and our regular users will be thrilled with the functionality […]

Annual Luncheon 2014 with speaker Matt de la Peña.

Speaker Matt de la Peña was truly humbled by the room filled with people curious about his presentation. He told a story of an empty auditorium at Albany, NY in 2005 and thanked everyone for coming and making him feel like he had, “ made the big time.” “You don’t know how fantastic it feels […]