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5th Annual Grate Groan Up Spelling Bee 2017 - Alberta


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The Grate Groan Up Spelling Bee is the hottest competition in the Foothills. This hilarious, action packed event has teams of 3 adults competing in a battle for bragging rights to spelling supremacy.  Each team helps fundraise to support LOCAL literacy and learning in the Foothills in hopes of bagging the Gratest Pledges Raised Trophy.  

Date: September 30th, 2017, Doors open at 12:30 pm and the Bee starts at 1:30

Silver Collection at the door.

Location: Historic Wales Theatre - 421 1 St SW, High River, AB T1V 1M6

Honorary Chair:  Barry Crane, town councillor, comedian, STAR community volunteer and past Bee MC

Master of Ceremonies: John Barlow, Member of Parliament, Past MC and really funny!

Master Prounouncer (Word Nerd): Jim Graham

Check out the teams below.  Help them win the Gratest Pledges Trophy by donating.

Lots of audience participation! Lots of FUN! Awesome giveaway for first 20 in the audience to show up in costume.  Start thinking of a fun creative costume to wear to the Bee.

The Bee will be held on Alberta Arts and Culture Days, which will add lots of fun and activity to the day. Check out this link for more information about the Foothills Cardboard Challenge, a fun, creative family event as well as our ShareRocks project.

Get your 2017 Raffle Tickets! Avaialbe at the Bee, by contacting the office or check our google calander for sale dates in the community. Draw date is December 27th 2017. The winner will take home $3,000.00 in Air Canada Gift Cards and an awesome travel goody bag. Only 1500 printed. $10.00 a ticket! 

Check out our website for all the programs offered in the Foothills by Literacy for Life.  Funds raised stay local.