EVENT: HCL‘S 26TH ANNUAL GREAT GROWN-UP SPELLING BEE
WHERE: WHITE OAK MUSIC HALL
Over a dozen teams of two gathered at White Oak Music Hall for Houston Center for Literacy’s 26th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee. The event raised nearly $200,000, almost doubling last year’s take, to support adult education and skills development programs in Greater Houston. Dinner was provided by Cordua catering and snacks were donated by Sprinkles! Attendees had a great night filled with spelling, grammar and phonetics with The Stingettes, comprised of Selene Escalare and Karina Zemel, representing the Alliance for Multicultural Community Services, winning the bee.