12th Annual Scrabble Tournament April 12, 2018

Tickets on sale now for our 12th Annual Scrabble Tournament!  Please join us for this fun competition on Thursday, April 12 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the New River Valley Mall. 

All proceeds will benefit LVNRV adult and family literacy programs. 

Teams of 3 will play 2 games of Scrabble against 2 different teams with the scores from both games added together to determine the winner.  The event will kick off with appetizers at 5:30 pm; the first game will be at 6:15 pm followed by a short break and a second game.

Awards will be given to the Top Scorer, Longest Word, Highest Score Word, Most Creative Team Name, Best Dressed Team, and more!  

Buy tickets to play! A team of 3 people is $100, or you can sign up as an individual and we will match you to a team for $35. 

Sponsorships are available: 

  • Triple Letter Sponsors: $500 contribution - includes tickets for one team (3 tickets.) Sponsorship recognition will occur at the event and on our website, and your logo will be included in the program.
  • Double Letter Sponsor: $250 contribution - includes tickets for one team (3 tickets), and you will be listed in the program and on our website.
  • Your participation will help adults change their lives – and the lives of their children -- through literacy.

Click here to purchase tickets or make a sponsorship donation!

Thank you so very much for your support! 

Adult Digital Literacy Services available In NRV!

Digital literacy is the knowledge, skills, and behaviors used in a broad range of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, all of which are seen as network rather than computing devices. 

LVNRV provides tutoring for adult students to help improve their skills in using technology to solve problems and communicate with others, while increasing their digital literacy skills and access to technology. 

To learn more about this service,  please contact our LVNRV Program Specialist, Lisa Quensenberry at 540-382-7262 or email her at lquesenberry@lvnrv.org. 


LVNRV offers ESL instruction in classes ranging from beginner – for people with little or no experience with English – to high-intermediate.

Classes are free; however, registration is required.

For more information and to register please contact our LVNRV Program Specialist, Lisa Quensenberry at 540-382-7262 or email her at lquesenberry@lvnrv.org. 


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Thank You for GIVing BIG NRV!

Your generous online gift on April 26th on the GiveBigNRV website helped us raise $1,085.00!

With your generous donations, you have made it possible for us to reach even more adults in the New River Valley.  Together we are opening a new era of literacy!


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Our Mission

The Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley (LVNRV) mission is to foster support, advocate for, and instruct adults in the New River Valley who seek opportunities to achieve greater independence through literacy.

We are a community-based literacy program that provides free one-to-one or small group tutoring (Basic Literacy, ESOL, Digital Literacy, Basic Math) at a location and time that is convenient to both the learner and the tutor. We are a United Way/United Fund Partner Agency and an affiliate member of ProLiteracy.



Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children
Literacy Project Foundation