Montgomery County Public Libraries
For Immediate Release: 3/14/2013

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC) Hosts Senior Spelling Bee at Chevy Chase Library; Register by April 6

Montgomery County residents 55 years of age or older can put their spelling skills to the test at a Senior Spelling Bee on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. at the Chevy Chase (MD) Library located at 8005 Connecticut Ave.

Hosted by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), the Spelling Bee will provide older adults in the community the opportunity to showcase and celebrate their spelling abilities through lifelong knowledge and learning. The competition will help emphasize the use of public libraries as a resource tool for studying and as a community center for continual learning.

The cost to enter is a $25 non-refundable fee which can be paid for by the individual or a sponsor, such as a local business or book club, that will be recognized in promotional materials.

Residents who want to participate should register by calling 240-777-0020, downloading a registration form at  or visiting a local library branch to pick up a form. Registration ends on April 6.

FOLMC is a not-for-profit membership organization that supports public libraries in the community. FOLMC operates three full-time used bookstores in Gaithersburg, Rockville and Wheaton. There are 17 chapter affiliates located at branch libraries throughout the County. For more information about the Spelling Bee or how to join, email or call 240-777-0020. 

Release ID: 13-074
Media Contact: Ari Z. Brooks 240-777-0020
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