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McLit celebrates opening of second center for tutoring

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WAUSAU — McLit: Marathon County Literacy Council Inc. celebrated the opening of an additional center for tutoring in late November.

The Nov. 27 event was held on the second floor of The Salvation Army on Callon Street.

“Our door is open to everyone,” said Connie Heidemann, executive director of McLit, in a Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce news release. “The organization is looking forward to working with other stakeholders in our community. So far, we are working with Open Door, The Salvation Army and Community Corner Clubhouse.”

McLit’s objective is to improve the literacy skills and quality of life for adults and families in Marathon County and the surrounding area. The Marathon County Public Library in Wausau will continue to serve as the main office for the organization, which offers tutoring sessions in many disciplines, including reading, math, writing, financial literacy, health literacy, driver’s license, job hunting and soft skills.

McLit offers services from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday, along with tutoring in the evening and on weekends by request. With this expansion, McLit is in need of receptionists and tutors. For more information about the organization, call 715-679-6170 or visit mclitofwausau.org.

Photo courtesy Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce.

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