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    Attention, Tutors

    • At our July Board meeting, Laubach Literacy’s 2019-2020 President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary were unanimously re-elected for another one year term through July 2021.
    • Due to Covid-19, Laubach Literacy’s Tutor Talk groups, training sessions, and regular monthly meetings are cancelled until 2021.
    • Congratulations to “Victoria” who became a U.S. citizen in June.  She thanks her Laubach tutor for helping her improve her English skills.
    • A tip:  When we resume tutoring, you may have to be more conscious of your speech – sounds, words, and structures.  Avoid untaught slang and idiom; also, many phrasal verbs should be avoided, e.g., don’ say “Let’s get down to work.”  Rather say, “Let’s start the lesson.”  Another example is “I washed the car” when pronounced casually, sounds exactly like “I wash the car.”  The word “the” swallows the past tense ending on “washed.”   Adding a time-specifier (e.g., yesterday, three days ago) and intentionally pronouncing the “-ed” will help.
    • Are you an Amazon shopper?  If you are, please consider using Amazon Smile and selecting Laubach Literacy – thanks!

         Laubach Literacy would like to thank the Meadowlark Service League of Camarillo for their very generous donation to us this year.  We have received grants from them in past years, however, we did not expect one this year due to the corona virus which caused the cancellation of so many of their money-making ventures.  We appreciate their support very much.
         This non-profit organization was incorporated in 1972 “to initiate, educate, promote and develop charitable endeavors in the community and to raise funds to support such purposes.”  Annually they usually host A Taste of Camarillo, a Charity Luncheon and Tennis Tournament, the Red Barn Holiday Boutique at the Adolfo Camarillo Ranch, and the Home for the Holiday’s Tours.  With these proceeds, Meadowlark Service League distributes hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to dozens of non-profit organizations including Laubach Literacy.  Again, we thank you!


    LLVC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
    Federal Tax ID 77-0030194.
    All donations are most gratefully accepted and genuinely appreciated.
    Mail check to 1500 Palma Drive, Ventura, CA 93003 made out to Laubach Literacy of Ventura County,

    Please email [email protected] to reserve your place for the next (tentatively) scheduled workshop to be held in January 23, 2021.
    Please let your friends know about this free training opportunity too.
    Unless otherwise noted, all calendar events are held at 1500 Palma Drive, Ventura, CA 93003.
    805.385.9584  &  [email protected].SEPTEMBER 17
    Board Officers meeting via Zoom @ 6.45 p.m.
    If you would like to “attend” this meeting, please email your email address to [email protected] and ask to be included.OCTOBER 15
    Board Officers meeting @ 6:45 p.m.

    JANUARY 23
    Tutor Training seminar, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    Laubach Literacy Ventura County
    President, Linda Lambert
    Vice President, Lee Woodward
    Secretary, Marianne Flam         
    Treasurer, Amy Trejo
    Board Members
    Sergio Cifuentes
    Louise Vien
    Linda Lambert,
     Ojai Area Coordinator

    Lee Woodward,  Camarillo Area Coordinator
    Marianne Flam, Tutor Liaison & Tutor Data Manager
    Amy Trejo, Oxnard & Ventura Areas Coordinator
    Yoko Mansfield, Santa Paula Area Coordinator
    Joyce Thomsen, Conejo Valley Area Coordinator
    Wendy Anderson, Newsletter & Web Manager
    Cynthia Daniels, Organizational AnalystContact any of us at [email protected]
    Laubach Literacy of Ventura County, Inc. · 1500 Palma Dr. · Ventura, CA 93003 · USA



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