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By: Alex Fey, Read to a Child’s Los Angeles Executive Director

On behalf of the Read to a Child Los Angeles Regional Board, I want to express my thanks for joining or supporting us last Thursday evening at the 10th Annual Los Angeles for Literacy Benefit and Adult Spelling Bee at the ACE Hotel.

We were proud to be able to showcase the power of lunchtime reading through the moving words of children in the program. We hope you had fun being part of our unique adult spelling bee! Congratulations to Lee Tran & Liang Attorneys for your big win!

Thank you for your continued support of Read to a Child’s work in Los Angeles. It is always a pleasure to bring people together for celebratory occasions such as these.

We invite you to check out and like our  Facebook page to check out some photos from the event and find out what Read to a Child is doing across the country! We hope you will also consider getting more involved; please reach out to me to explore ideas.
We would like to extend a special thanks to the generous Corporate Sponsors and Corporate Reading Partner volunteers who supported this event: AEG & Staples Center Foundation, Alston & Bird, Capital Group, DIRECTV, Ernst & Young, Gersh/Derby LLP, Innovation Capital, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, LTL Attorneys, McKool Smith, Newport Trial Group, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Fun 4 Events, Disney VoluntEARS, DJ Alex Ink,Maeghan Magante, and our generous silent auction donors.

A very special thank you to Rob Fukuzaki, ABC7 News, Marshall Tuck, and Joelle James.

We would also like to express our deepest appreciation to Ralina Shaw, Ralina Shaw Public Relations, for contributing countless hours producing this year’s memorable event.

Thank you all for your continued support of Read to a Child in Los Angeles.

spelling beeTwo Spelling BEE contestants who are Read to a Child volunteers from Ernst & Young!