February 21, 2017
C-E-L-E-B-R-I-T-Y Spelling Bee benefiting Reading Partners
Join us on Wednesday, March 1 at the 5th annual Reading Partners Celebrity Spelling Bee! The Bee combines corporate support, community engagement, and media attention to support Reading Partners’ literacy intervention program. The event features prominent local celebrities, corporate leaders, and community members coming together for a fun night of competition and celebration!
Local celebrities, including Dallas Cowboys’ Brandon Carr, will compete in an adults-only, Scripps-style spelling bee competition to support Reading Partners North Texas. Check out the full list of participants below:
Katy Blakey, NBC 5, emcee
Kristi Nelson, NBC 5, emcee
Byron Sanders, US Trust, judge
Brandon Carr, Dallas Cowboys
Tyrone Crawford, Dallas Cowboys
John Coleman, owner and chef of Savor and Relish on Klyde Warren Park
WNBA Dallas Wings
Bill DeOre, former editorial cartoonist for the Dallas Morning News
DJ Poizon Ivy, DJ for the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Wings
Lesley McCaslin, Fox Sports
Cary Pierce, member of Jackopierce
Dr. Kent Scribner, Fort Worth ISD superintendent
Michelle Staubach Grimes, children’s author
One lucky audience member will be chosen through a raffle to join a team on stage for competition. Be sure to submit your name (or your friend’s!) into our raffle during cocktail hour.
Your ticket includes entry into cocktail hour with open bar and appetizers, celebrity entertainment, and entry into the after party at Jorge’s in One Arts Plaza. Check out this short video from last year’s event and visit the event website to learn more. Tickets are available for $40 online.
Thank you to our 2017 sponsors
|Make It Count Family Foundation|
We hope you’ll join us for what promises to be a fun evening at the Reading Partners Celebrity Spelling Bee!
For more information please call Kelly Bush at (469)999-7734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.