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100 Years of Literacy Luncheon-
On May 2, 2019 we will celebrating 45 years of dedication to literacy by Rose-Marie Klipstein and 55 years of Literacy Volunteers of Rochester serving Monroe County. Date: May 2, 2019Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.Location: Country Club of Rochester 2935 East AveRochester, NY 14610 Tickets: Individual Seats – $55Table of 8 – $400 To purchase … Continue reading 100 Years of Literacy Luncheon
LVR Executive to Retire-
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Executive Director to Retire After 17 years of dedication, Executive Director Robert Mahar has announced his retirement. Bob Mahar with national Literacy Volunteers founder Ruth Colvin Rochester, NY, February 14 – Executive Director, Robert (Bob) Mahar, of Literacy Volunteers of Rochester (LVR) after 17 years has announced that he will retire … Continue reading LVR Executive to Retire
Brain Games – Thank you to our Sponsors!- For your support to the 2018 Brain Game Team Sponsors Bonadio Group Brighton Securities EFPR Group Excellus Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library& Monroe County Library System FujiFilm-Alvin Scott Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Marathon Engineering Mengel, Metzger, Barr and Co LLP. Monroe Community College MVP Health Care Nixon Peabody Phillips Lytle RIT … Continue reading Brain Games – Thank you to our Sponsors!
Digital Divide Persists Even as Lower-Income Americans Make Gains in Tech Adoption-
From Pew Research Center Fact Tank Blog by Monica Anderson Nearly 30 years after the debut of the World Wide Web, internet use, broadband adoption and smartphone ownership have grown rapidly for all Americans – including those who are less well off financially. But even as many aspects of the digital divide have narrowed over time, the digital … Continue reading Digital Divide Persists Even as Lower-Income Americans Make Gains in Tech Adoption
Digital Divide Spurs Demand for Volunteers-
Rochester, New York. An explosion in demand for computer help has led to a critical shortage of volunteers who work to meet the need. Digital Literacy, which places volunteers in local libraries to help patrons learn basic computer skills and complete computer-essential tasks, is experiencing an ever-increasing demand for its services. “Over the last three … Continue reading Digital Divide Spurs Demand for Volunteers