All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast to benefit Reading for Adults

(Rockwall) Pancakes, syrup and sausage will be on the menu at the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Rockwall County Reading For Adults Program on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

Hosted by Applebee’s, the Reading For Adults volunteers and tutors will staff the restaurant for two hours, starting at 8 a.m., greeting and serving the customers enjoying a hearty breakfast. The restaurant is located at 687 E. Interstate 30 in Rockwall.

Serving Rockwall County for over ten years, RFA provides free adult educational services. Classes include English as a Second Language (ESL), GED studies and preparation, Citizenship preparation and Adult Literacy.

With over 300 adult students and 75 local volunteer tutors, the program is headquartered in the Rockwall County Library, with several alternative locations for classes. Adults interested in class schedules or testing for ESL, GED or Citizenship courses should visit the Literacy Center in the Rockwall County Library or call 972-204-7705.

Funded by grants and The Rockwall County Library Friends of the Library, the RFA is also supported by private and corporate gifts and donations. Proceeds from the Pancake Breakfast will be used for teaching materials, such as white boards and display easels and language software for the Literacy Center.

For more information about how to donate or become a volunteer tutor,  contact 972-204-7705.

Tickets for the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast can be purchased at the Literacy Center of the Rockwall County Library or at the door.  

The cost for adults is $7; children under 10 years are admitted for $4.

Submitted by Jamie J. Rubush, ESL Tutor, RFA Advisory Board Member. Rockwall County Library Reading For Adults, 1215 Yellowjacket Lane, Rockwall, TX 75087; 972-204-7705.

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