Gathering with International Neighbors

During these lovely summer days, the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program and International Neighbors have twice gathered at Donna and Tom's lake house to share stories, joy, and, of course, foods! Several countries were represented among those who came on Thursday, August 4th: Indonesia (Puti), Sri Lanka (Janaka and Wathsala), Japan (Miyoko, Asako and son), Brazil … Continue reading Gathering with International Neighbors

Keweenaw Report Interview

Bravo! Beth Flynn and Denise Heikinen were interviewed on Keweenaw Report radio. The transcript and a recorded segment are out on Keweenaw Report at this link: A full podcast of the conversation is available from within the overview on their news page. That link is:

Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award

EBLP wins the Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award! On November 5th, EBLP board members, Treasurer Mary Brunet and Co-Directors Denise Heikinen and Beth Flynn, were pleased to accept a check for $489.90 from The Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Campaign. This money represents what the Coop saved during a six month period by not having to buy grocery … Continue reading Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award

COVID-19 Policy Extended into Fall and Winter Seasons

In person classes continue to be SUSPENDED. We’ve switched to online meetings until the current Covid-19 pandemic calms down. Zoom has become our trusted friend! We are happy to help those unfamiliar with the software become acquainted with it. Please bear with us as we try to adjust to Zoom's time limit of 40 minutes. … Continue reading COVID-19 Policy Extended into Fall and Winter Seasons

Greetings from End of 2019

Greetings! The holidays are upon us, and the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program, which has been teaching English to adult internationals for 50 years, is once again soliciting donations in support of our teaching of American English, culture, and customs. The exchange of mutual understanding and cultural goodwill that characterizes our programs extends throughout the world … Continue reading Greetings from End of 2019