Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest returns to benefit adult literacy

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The 8th Annual Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest is on April 7, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bell’s Eccentric CaféThis event raises awareness of adult literacy as well as help raise funds to strengthen and expand adult literacy services for adults who struggle to read. In 2017, more than 100 players attended the event, raising over $13,000 to support the KLC. Bell’s Brewery is returning as our presenting sponsor for the 2018 festivities, with your additional assistance this will be the best Scrabble Fest yet!

The Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest is open to players age 16 and up. Players can register in the “Competitive” or the “Just for Fun” category. Additionally, organizations can sponsor 4-player Corporate Teams. All levels of players are welcome. The event will follow official SCRABBLE® rules and tournament play will consist of three 45-minute games with each player having 3 minutes per turn.

The cost to play is $25 per person or $200 per Corporate Team. Registration is currently available until March 23, 2018. Forms will be available online or at the KLC office at Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest is limited to 120 players. Game slots are expected to go fast so be sure to register early! Players who register by the March 23, 2018 deadline will receive an event t-shirt.

The KLC is also seeking volunteers to serve as judges, timers, and to help with the set-up and clean-up. To volunteer or for more information about the Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest please call the KLC office at (269) 382-0490 EXT. 222. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.


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