A Fundraising Record set at the12th Annual Spelling Bee Challenge

ONE TO ONE spellers and supporters showed up in droves to drive funds raised at our 12th Annual Spelling Bee Challenge to a record number.  By the time the breakfast event at the Vancouver Convention Centre ended at 9:30 am on May 31st, $61,650 was raised to help bring in 20 more program schools next year, including in two new school districts – New Westminster and Coquitlam.

Congratulations to our first place team from Fasken Martineau LLP, “Fasken the Furious”, to our runners up, “The Spielers”, from the Glen Group, and to the 3rd place team, “The Harper Grey Beards” from Harper Grey LLP.

Thank you to our sponsors, IGA Stores of BC, BPS Wealth Management at CIBC Wood Gundy, TD Wealth, the Glen Group at BMO Nesbitt Burns and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, to our amazing MCs, Jonathan Berkowitz and JJ Lee, and to all of our participants and donors.  You will change the lives of thousands of struggling young students in your community next year!

Check out the word list that stumped so many:  Word Handout 2017