Literacy Volunteers on the Green presenting ‘Celebration of Literacy’

NEW MILFORD — Literacy Volunteers on the Green is presenting its annual Celebration of Literacy, a fundraiser. Usually a dinner event with a silent and live auction, this year’s benefit is a Virtual Silent Auction.

Tickets to the event are not necessary, just pre-register at givergy.us/lvg-ct. and begin browsing through the wide assortment of items, all available for online bidding and eventual purchase.

This virtual event celebrates the organization’s 16 years of supporting adult literacy in northwestern Connecticut. “Despite the challenges of distance learning and adhering to COVID restrictions, our 90 tutors and 175+ students adapted to new ways of learning. The LVG community is safely resuming in person tutoring and looks forward to fall programming,”comments LVG Board President, Cindy Grinberg. “This year’s Celebration of Literacy as an online silent auction, welcomes LVG’s valued community of donors to our fundraiser, while respecting social gathering concerns.”

To pre-register for the online auction, go to givergy.us/lvg-ct. The home page offers an overview of how to participate in the auction.

This virtual auction will be available until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 31. For questions regarding the registration process and auction details, please call 860-355-0830 or email info@lvg-ct.org.