Raising money, awareness with Scrabble

Bridgerland Literacy is hosting its 5th annual Scrabble Scramble on Friday, January 29th starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Haight Alumni Center on the Utah State University campus.Center Director Danielle Bird says the event raises money for the Bridgerland Literacy program and also raises awareness to the mission of Bridgerland Literacy. Besides, she says, it’s always a lot of fun.”We have some wonderful silent auction items,” Bird says. “We have a beautiful Knitter’s Dream basket that was donated by some local ladies. We have a signed book from Brandon Sanderson, The Gathering Storm. “We have about 20 teams and they will be competing for prizes. Things get very lively.”Bird says more teams would be great and the cost for a team is $50. Team members are now collecting donations from friends and co-workers to show support and everybody’s invited to be there Friday evening. For more information call 716-9141.

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