WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Criminal Defense Attorney Michelle Suskauer was one of three team members who represented the Palm Beach County Bar Association in the 17th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee. The event took place on September 18th in downtown West Palm Beach, at the Harriet Himmel Theater. The spelling bee was conducted by the Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition, and teams from various companies and organizations competed for a first place trophy.
“This is a wonderful event and I was proud to represent the Palm Beach County Bar Association,” stated attorney Michelle Suskauer. “It is a fun competition that brings awareness to the issues of education and literacy in our area.”
Each year, the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Lawyers for Literacy Committee holds its own spelling bee. Their 6th Annual Spelling Bee & Cocktail Reception took place at Bear Lakes County Club in West Palm Beach on August 28th. The team identified at this event then competed in the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee.
The Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. The Coalition works with other organizations in its continuing efforts to open new worlds to adults and children with literacy needs in our community. To learn more about the Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition or the Great Grown-up Spelling Bee visit www.pbcliteracy.com or call (800) 273-1030.