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February 7, 2017

Tickets available: 2017 Celebrity Spelling Bee in San Francisco

Join us on Thursday, April 27 for a fun-filled evening of spelling to benefit Reading Partners in the greater Bay Area.

Where: Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94113

When: April 27, 2017, 6 – 9 pm

Reading Partners’ annual Bay Area Celebrity Spelling Bee is an unique event that raises funds and awareness for our one-on-one reading tutoring program that supports 2,700 students in 52 reading centers across the greater Bay Area. This year’s theme is “Literacy and Leaders in Innovation.” Spelling Bee guests enjoy a cocktail hour with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres followed by an on-stage spelling competition between five teams—each composed of a leader of innovation and a corporate sponsor. All funds directly support Reading Partners’ one-on-one literacy intervention program in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Silicon Valley.

Learn more and purchase tickets here!

Sponsorship opportunities

Team Sponsor – $15,000

Your company stars as the main attraction at our unique and fun-filled onstage event as one of six contenders for the title of Bay Area Spelling Champions. Includes reserved VIP seating for up to ten of your guests to cheer on your team.

Reception Sponsor – $10,000

Your company will kick off this exciting event with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres for our 200 guests to enjoy before the competition. Includes reserved front-row seats for up to ten guests.

Table Sponsor – $5,000

Purchase a table with reserved seating for up to ten of your friends and colleagues to enjoy the most lively fundraising event in the Bay Area.

Super Speller Sponsor – $2,500

Purchase reserved seating for six guests and enjoy donor name listing and recognition in event materials.

Junior Table Sponsor – $1,000

Purchase reserved seating for 4 and enjoy donor name listing and recognition in event materials.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities or event ticketing, please contact Joanna Reilly at or (510) 426-5760.

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