Preparing for Annual Spelling Bee

Published 5:37 am Wednesday, February 28, 2018

New board members for GOALS (Greater Orange Area Literacy Services) were elected Monday, Feb. 19.  From left, are Rhonda Powell, GOALS executive director; Benny Smith, member; Andy Preslar, president; Judy Williams, secretary; Dorraine Babcock, member; and Bonnie Hopperton, GOALS founder and vice president.  Not pictured is Anne Payne, new board member. The board is assembling its annual major fundraiser, a Spelling Bee 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9, at Lamar State College-Orange in the Student Center Gym. Deadline for team donation is Thurs., March 1. For details, email, or call 409.886.4311.  Each ticket is $15 each, which includes lunch. A team consists of three persons, one alternate, and one cheerleader, with a team given five free tickets.