This article and picture were featured in the Neighborhoods section of the Capital Gazette on Thursday, September 26th, 2013.
Edgewater resident Joseph Van Deuren (President-Elect South County Rotary) introduces fellow Edgewater resident Lisa Vernon, director of the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council, during her recent visit to the club. Lisa was a guest speaker and shared information regarding her leadership in an organization that brings the gift of literacy to adults and young people in the county.
Operating since 1977, AACLC offers convenient person-to-person tutoring at no cost to county residents. Volunteers serving the organization receive training geared toward helping out-of-school youth and adults achieve their personal literacy goals, such as attaining the literacy skills needed to get a job, qualifying for a better paying job, keeping the job they currently have, or obtaining their GED. More information about AACLC is available at icanread.org or by calling 410-269-4419.