We challenge you to flaunt your smarts!

Name one of the museums that comprise Chicago’s Museum Campus.

Wilhelm and Jacob are two brothers who wrote over 200 fairy tales. What is their last name?

What was the original color of Peeps marshmallow candies: blue, pink, yellow, or green?

Got the answers? If so, you are not going to want to miss our annual fundraiser on Saturday, February 8th at 7:00. Gather up your friends and family for a night of fun, food, and laughs while trying to come up with answers during three rounds of trivia. There will be other games and prizes to enjoy as well. A perfect way to brighten the winter months!

Head to the website to buy your tickets, or a table, for all of your *team*.

http://www.atozliteracy.org/page32.html

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Telling Our Story

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I dread asking for things.
It makes me uncomfortable.
I get nervous and talk even faster than I normally do. (Webmaster Kristina interjection: That’s really fast!)
But it’s that time of year again – prepping for our annual fundraiser – trying to get things ready with the help of some amazing volunteers. And as I visited local merchants today, asking for small raffle prize donations, I found myself telling our story, the A to Z story, over and over again. I talked about how we have increased our local outreach to kids and families in need here in McHenry county. I shared our work with the Garden Quarter Project and our book fair at The Clinic hosted by Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Of course, promoting the love of reading in Zambia is where we started, it feels really good to tell folks how A to Z is making a difference in their own community.
Please consider joining us on Saturday, February 8th, at 7:00 for our annual fundraiser to help us meet our annual goals. It’s going to be a fantastic time!
You can buy tickets on our website. http://www.atozliteracy.org/page32.html
Hope to see you there!