Spelling bee creating a buzz

SARANAC LAKE - The 7th annual North Country Spelling Bee is scheduled to take place at Harrietstown Town Hall, 39 Main St., Saturday, April 25.

Local businesses and individuals sponsor one or more of the many two-person teams, made up of adults and students, that compete for first, second and third place awards.

The event, created and organized by Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin Counties, will generate proceeds through sponsorships to fund free educational programs for adults, children and families.

The event is free and open to the public. Competing teams will be treated to a complimentary luncheon.

Those interested in more information, including how to participate or sponsor a speller, may call 891-5567, 546-3008, or 483-9366.

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