Mallory Factor A Judge in Corporate Spelling Bee to Benefit Reading

October 11, 2011

How do you spell “fundraiser”? If you are local educational nonprofit LifeManagement Center, it’s B-E-E.

LifeManagement, which helps adults and children overcome learning challenges, is holding a Corporate Spelling Bee on Oct. 18 to help fund its Reading Rewards program.

The event will include 11 teams representing schools, colleges, dentists, pediatricians and even a book club. Some groups were sponsored by other organizations for the $1,000 entry fee.

What: LifeManagement Center Corporate Spelling Bee
When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18
Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, College of Charleston
Details: Judge Alex Sanders is the emcee and Elsa McDowell of The Post and Courier is the word reader. Judges are businessman Mallory Factor, consultant Doug Gepford and Charleston Mayor Joe Riley. Teams are sponsored by The Citadel, College of Charleston, Nelson Mullins, Maybank Properties, Between the Lines book club and more.

Cost: Admission is free for spectators, but seating is limited. For tickets, call LifeManagement at 852-5705.

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