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Annual Community Spelling Bee
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 06:30pm - 08:30pm
 Contact Sue Samoriski, Sheila Damkoehler

The 13th annual Mary Lyon Foundation Community Spelling Bee will be held this year on Thursday, November 29 at 6:30 pm at Mohawk Trail Regional School. The bee was postponed from the original date due to weather.

This year. there will be 30 adult teams of three people competing for the Grand Championship and Best Dressed trophies. Spellmaster Art Schwenger, Master of Ceremonies Jill Connolly and Judge Chairperson Joe Judd have a great event planned for everyone ages 1 to 100! Come meet the Merry Lion, hear live music provided by the Mohawk music department and Creek House Quagmire, and register to win  fabulous door prizes provided by Gould's Sugar House and New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.

There is a silent auction featuring such prizes as 8 yards of TRG delivered to your driveway by J.S. Rae, and an authentic Harry Potter magic wand. The 35 raffle packages this year include zip line trips from Zoar Outdoor, ski passes from Berkshire East, breakfast for 4 at the Bird's Nest B & B in Buckland, and overnight packages from the Maple House in Rowe and Dancing Bear B & B in downtown Shelburne Falls. There are restaurant gift certificates from such favorites as the West End Pub and Blue Rock.

Admission is FREE, door prize registration is FREE and refreshments are FREE courtesy of Adams Donuts, Dunkin' Donuts and Mohawk students in Student Council, National Honor Society and Key Club. Come sit for a spell and enjoy this hilarious educational event! For more information, call 413.625.2555 or email booklady2@hotmail.com. Proceeds benefit local education and the popular mini-grant program for innovative classroom projects in all West County schools.

Location Mohawk Trail Regional School