One of the students at Literacy Nipissing has kindly offered to share his story to help in our efforts of getting people to understand the importance of adult upgrading. This student has been coming to our centre for a few months now, and is very dedicate...Continue Reading
Welcome to our blog The Literacy Lantern. Here we plan to shine a light for literacy.
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It is January 26th already. Why do I always think that time will slow down? It is hard to believe that the last time a blog was written here was in July. July – the sun was shining, the leaves were green and the water was blue. January – the s...Continue Reading
This weekend I had the privilege of attending my niece’s wedding. It was such a wonderful weekend. We laughed, we cried and of course, we ate lots of great food. I enjoy so many things at a wedding. I love seeing friends and family that I do...Continue Reading
Recently, my husband and I were heading back to North Bay after a weekend down south. We were taking the back roads to avoid the “Southern Ontario traffic nightmare”. We came over a hill and I yelled, “Stop!!!!!” My husband s...Continue Reading
I find that Canadians are addicted to summer. The more winters I live through, the more I can’t wait for summer. I love this time of year when the sun is shining and it is warm, the gardens are blooming and everyone seems happier. So it’...Continue Reading
Did you know that April is Volunteer Appreciation month?? Until I started working at Literacy Nipissing, I knew no such thing. I have volunteered at many places over the years but I really didn’t know when Volunteer Appreciation was…you ju...Continue Reading
I love to decorate. I am no Martha Stewart, I could never be on HGTV, but I love to decorate. And I love to decorate especially when I am spending someone else’s money (lol) During the month of March we did an overhaul of our offices. We actua...Continue Reading
Did you know that you can do an internet search for help with naming a Blog post? I do…now. Two staff and an intern crowded into my office one blustery day in March and brainstormed a title for our Blog. Very quickly I realized that the response I w...Continue Reading
“Welcome to 2016!” I recently heard this comment and it wasn’t even January 1st. Someone was congratulating me on updating our agency presence on social media. I guess that those in the know, know that every good social service agency has a social m...Continue Reading