October 18, 2011
More than 60 guests attended Literacy Volunteers of Essex / Franklin Counties’ Annual Dinner on Sept. 29, at the Lake Placid Community Church. The dinner acknowledged students for their commitment to learning, tutors for their dedication to adult literacy, and board members and staff for their countless hours of support for Literacy Volunteers. Linda Lesperance (left), of Port Henry, received the Student of the Year award and Shirley Seney (right), of Lake Placid, received the Preston Miller Award. Ellen Jones (no photo available), of Saranac Lake, received the Tutor of the Year award. Special recognition was given to Gale Benn, publisher of LV’s newsletters and Annual Report.