Ready, set, spell

By on April 14, 2010

State Rep. Kay Hatcher announces state senior spelling bee
Yorkille—State Rep. Kay Hatcher and Senior Services Associates announce the 2010 Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee.

Seniors are encouraged to bring out their inner “smarty-pants” by signing up for the 2010 Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee. The Association of Illinois Senior Centers and the Illinois Department on Aging have encouraged Senior Centers and other senior service providers, from the smallest town to the largest city, to participate.

Locally, the contest will be held at the Beecher Community Center, 908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville on Monday, April 26, at 10 a.m.

Participating seniors must reside in Hatcher’s 50th District.

Local winners will advance to the regional semi-finals. The state finals will be held at the Illinois Building at the 2010 Illinois State Fair on Senior Day, Monday, Aug. 16, 2010.

Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Register by Monday, April 19, with State Rep. Hatcher by calling (630) 553-3223.

One Comment

  1. RM

    April 15, 2010 at 7:43 PM

    Thank goodness our representative is hard at work once again on our behalf. Why spend time in Springfield fixing problems when you can organize a spelling bee?