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April 4, 2013

Of Interest: April 4, 2013

Literacy Volunteers recruiting tutors

MALONE — Literacy Volunteers is recruiting adults to become tutors.

The first of four three-hour workshop is from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, at the Literacy Volunteers Office at 24 Fourth St. in Malone.

The training is free, and materials are provided.

No teaching experience or prior training is necessary.

The help is needed, according to a news release, which notes that nearly 1 in 5 people in Franklin County cannot complete a job application, understand the directions on a prescription bottle, read to their children or enjoy a newspaper.

For more information or to register, call 483-9366.

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School board candidates forum to be held

BEEKMANTOWN — On Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Beekmantown Town Hall, United for the Kids Inc is hosting “Meet the Candidates.”

The question-and-answer-style forum will be with the candidates for the Beekmantown Central School Board of Education.

Call 563-5908 for more information.

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