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2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Urbana, OH (February 1, 2019)

It’s that time of year again…time to dust off your dictionary and get ready for the Champaign County Children’s Literacy Foundation’s Adult Spelling Bee!

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University is proud to collaborate with the Champaign County Children’s Literacy Foundation to host the second annual event in which teams of businesses, schools, and service organization will compete for prizes and bragging rights. Proceeds from the adult spelling bee will the benefit the Champaign County Children’s Literacy Foundation.

The event will be held in the Urbana University Student Center, Sara Landess Room, on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Registration: $150 per team to enter. Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019

For more information, please contact Jennifer Harvey at


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About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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