Annual Trivia Night
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford
(LVGS) is pleased to announce their
Fourth Annual Trivia Night at the
Town Club on Friday, January 18, 2013.
This lively event, which is a fundraiser
for LVGS programs, takes place at
the Town Club in the Sanford Trust
Building and includes team competition
on trivia questions and delicious
appetizers. Trivia categories include
geography, science, current events,
literature, food, and television.
Again this year, we will have raffle
items and a live auction.
Receives Donation from Kennebunk Savings
Volunteers of Greater Sanford (LVGS)
is pleased to announce that it has received
a $500 contribution from Kennebunk Savings
to support its Literacy Project with
the York County Shelter Programs in
Alfred. LVGS is very grateful for Kennebunk
Savings' continued support of its programs.
The "Books and Blockbusters"
Club will present the family movie "Holes"
on Tuesday, October 30 at 6 p.m. at the
Nasson Little Theatre in Springvale. The
movie is free and open to the public.
For more information, please call the
Literacy Volunteers office at 324-2486.
mission of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford is supporting
the literacy needs of adults, especially those reading below
the ninth-grade level, with free, confidential, one-on-one
tutoring and small group instruction by trained adult volunteers.
Our approach is student-centered so that literacy goals match
life goals related to the family, employment and citizenship.
your goal is to help a child with homework, read the label
on a prescription bottle, work toward getting your Graduate
Equivalency Diploma (GED), gain better skills for a new job,
or learn the basics of using a computer, we hope you will
contact us for assistance.
in 1986 by local community members, we have a long history
of helping individuals improve their literacy skills, adapt
to new challenges and change their lives for the better.
are a 501c3 nonprofit corporation with a volunteer board of
directors and are grateful to have strong community support.
For a list of board members, click
here. For a list of our partners, please see the Partners
We serve students from a number of towns in western and southern
York County, including Sanford, Springvale, Acton, Alfred,
Shapleigh, Waterboro, the Berwicks, Eliot, Wells and Kennebunk.
Please contact us to see if our programs are a good match
for your interests and needs. To learn more about the history
of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford, please click
Along with volunteers, the executive director leads and
manages the programs.
Director Ingrid Baily joined LVGS in 2010 with experience
in education, administration and fundraising. She grew
up in Maine, graduated from Bryn Mawr College and completed
an M.A. in Classical Studies (Latin and Greek) and a Ph.D.
in Higher and Adult Continuing Education at the University
of Michigan. In 2005, Ingrid volunteered here and is delighted
to return and advocate on behalf of adult literacy.
- Thursday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
call for an appointment so we may set aside time for you.
are located in downtown Sanford at 883 Main Street. Traveling
north on Main Street (Rte. 109), pass Marden's on your left
and continue until you come to the downtown area (Dunkin Donuts
then Town Hall on the left) where you will come to a major
intersection. Go straight and watch for Shaw's Hardware on
your left and Midtown Mall on the right. Our building is the
Townhouse Mall on the left - watch for the 883 brick archway
sign in the parking lot. Park in the side lot and come in
the side entrance to the Mall. We are in Suite 4 on the first