Special Events


The Literacy Council is moving!!

August 26, 2002

On August 26th, we will be relocating to the Bailey's Crossroads area while The James Lee School is being renovated.  The Council will be moving 'home' when the renovations are completed.  (approximately 2 years)

Our new address will be:

3431 Carlin Springs Road

Falls Church, VA  22041


Our phone number will remain the same: (703)237-0866

We look forward to serving you in our new home!

Stay tuned for more details.


7th Annual Author Reception & Auction

Saturday, May 4, 2002


Many thanks to all who supported the 7th Annual Author Reception and Auction.  This year's event topped all the rest, as it featured fantastic live and silent auctions, discussions and book signings by our renowned authors Joseph Galloway, author of the New York Times best seller - We Were Soldiers Once...And Young, Stephen Hunter, bestselling author and film critic for The Washington Post, and Mary Eccles, author of the children's book By Lizzie.


With your support, the Literacy Council raised over $12,000 for English language and literacy instruction.


A special thank you to our sponsors - Molinaro-Koger, Crestline Capital, Burke & Herbert Bank and Trust Company, Canon, Safeway, NewsChannel 8 and The Journal Newspapers for their support.


Spring Used Book Sale

April 27 & 28, 2002 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Thank you to all who contributed to the semi-annual book sale.  Over $3300 was raised to go towards Literacy Council programs!


The Council will NOT be collecting books for the fall book sale.  We are moving in August and will resume book collection once we move to the the new building. 


For more information, or to help with the next book sale, please contact Amelia Marshall at the Council office,

(703) 237 - 0866 ext. 111.


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