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Project Literacy Holds 2016 Gala in Hackensack

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Project Literacy held it's 2016 annual gala fundraiser at the Stony Brook Inn in Hackensack. The guest of honor was Tom Eastwick, Founder/CEO of Eastwick College. See the article at Project Literacy Gala

2016 Awards Ceremony

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Adult Literacy Tutors are Always in Demand

The Bergen Record's Jim Beckerman wrote an article about Project Literacy for their June 6, 2016 issue. See the article at Bergen Record

Project Literacy Holds 2015 Gala in Hackensack

Project Literacy held it's 2015 annual gala fundraiser at the Stony Brook Inn in Hackensack. The guest of honor was Bill Evans, on air weather forecaster at WABC. See the article at Project Literacy Gala

NorthJersey.com: Bergen Beat: Freeholders: September is 'Literacy Month'

The Bergen County Freeholders this week declared September as literacy month after hearing a presentation Wednesday from the Literacy Project of Greater Bergen County. - See more at: NorthJersey.com - Literacy Month Project Literacy's Executive Director, Chris Stout addressing the Bergen County Board of Freeholders

Leap for Literacy: Project Literacy hosts 4th annual charity dance recital in Hackensack

Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County held its fourth annual "Leap for Literacy" dance recital at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack on Saturday, featuring award-winning dancers from Dance Theatre of New Jersey, Dance Fusion and Allegro Arts Academy.

Brewington Named Ace Student

Adult Literacy (The County Seat, August, 2013) Anthony Brewington, of Hackensack, was recently named Student of the Year at Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County’s annual awards ceremony. The event, held at Hackensack University Medical Center, was the 25th for the non-profit agency.

Brewington, who was also one of the event’s keynote speakers, recounted his struggle to pass his GED test. He then learned about Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County and requested a math tutor. It was that tutor, John Katzianer, who changed Brewington’s life. “John is like an espresso. He gave me the boost of energy that I never thought I could get because I was not great at math. He helped me realize that algebra was not a puzzle.” Brewington passed the GED last spring.

News Release: Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County Celebrates 25th Annual Awards Ceremony

Hackensack, NJ – Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County honored The Provident Bank Foundation as Corporation of the Year for recognizing and supporting adult literacy in Bergen County. Project Literacy is one of the Provident Bank Foundation’s grant recipients and has received funding for several years. This past year, the Foundation awarded Project Literacy with a $1,000 grant to help with their One to One Tutoring Program.

"Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County is grateful to the Provident Bank Foundation for their ongoing support of their agency", said Scott Reddin, executive director of Project Literacy. “The foundation has supported us for several years and we appreciate the fact that they understand the importance of literacy and the devastating effects of illiteracy,which affects not only the individual, but their families and society as a whole.”

Specifically, the awards ceremony recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of adult literacy. The event honors corporations, foundations, civic groups and individuals who have made an impact in literacy in the Greater Bergen County area.

“Being able to support such an amazing organization is a true honor,” said Jane Kurek, executive director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “It is crucial for organizations like Project Literacy to exist and work with these individuals to reach their potential and to better themselves in the community.”

For more information about The Provident Bank Foundation, visit www.ProvidentNJFoundation.org

Medical Center Hosts 23rd Annual Project Literacy Awards Reception

Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) hosted the 23rd annual Project Literacy of Bergen County’s awards reception to recognize the achievements of adults who have made significant strides in literacy. Many Project Literacy board members, tutors, students, friends and family were in attendance to celebrate the gift that is often times overlooked – the ability to read and write. Read More...
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