Awesome Turnout for our 11th Annual Scrabble Tournament!
A special thank you to all of our sponsors and all participants! We had a wonderful turnout this year!
Our emcee this year was the lovely and talented, Kirsha Chachra, from the Blacksburg Town Council. She did a splendid job getting everyone ready to play and helping out at the end, announcing the winners of the tournament and giving out door prizes!
Thank You for GIVing BIG NRV!
Your generous online gift on April 26th on the GiveBigNRV website helped us raise $1,085.00!
With your generous donations, you have made it possible for us to reach even more adults in the New River Valley. Together we are opening a new era of literacy!
CAREER OPENING AT LVNRV!
Working under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees all operations, functions and activities of Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley. As the face of the organization, this position is responsible for developing a strategic direction and implementing a high quality vision.
This position must have good communication skills, the ability to lead, motivate and have a holistic approach in managing the organization’s operations. This position is a part-time, 30 hours per week position. Pay range is $15-18 per hour depending on qualifications.
Adult Digital Literacy Services available In NRV!
Digital literacy is the knowledge, skills, and behaviors used in a broad range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, all of which are seen as network rather than computing devices.
LVNRV provides tutoring for adult students to help improve their skills in using technology to solve problems and communicate with others, while increasing their digital literacy skills and access to technology.
LVNRV offers ESL instruction in classes ranging from beginner – for people with little or no experience with English – to high-intermediate.
Classes are free; however, registration is required.
The Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley (LVNRV) mission is to foster support, advocate for, and instruct adults in the New River Valley who seek opportunities to achieve greater independence through literacy.
We are a community-based literacy program that provides free one-to-one or small group tutoring (Basic Literacy, ESOL, Digital Literacy, Basic Math) at a location and time that is convenient to both the learner and the tutor. We are a United Way/United Fund Partner Agency and an affiliate member of ProLiteracy.
Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children
- Literacy Project Foundation