Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee 2016

Once again the dynamic spelling dou of Julie Howes and Jeanette Meyer took first place in the spelling competition. This is thier 4th consecutive win. And the BOCK Cheer team took the “Most Enthusiastic” title. Congratulations to all the participants.

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October 13, 2016

Kalamazoo Public Library hosts the Great Grown-up Spelling Bee to benefit Ready to Read, our early childhood literacy program. 100% of the proceeds from this wild and wacky event are used to purchase books for at-risk children in Kalamazoo County.

Julie Howes and Jannette Meyer are back to defend their title. Let’s support them as they spell their way to the top—again.

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
  • 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar
  • 6:30 pm – 9 pm: Spelling and cheering competition
  • Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University


Spectator Tickets: $35 each Now Available!     

Questions? Contact Dan Mills


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