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Sponsors, teams sought for DeKalb County spelling bee

SYCAMORE – There’s still time to join the Daily Chronicle as a sponsor or sign up your team for the Altrusa International Community Spelling Bee.

The bee – the club’s key fundraiser – will be held Oct. 18 in the activity center at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 244 Waterman St., Sycamore. The bee will start at 7 p.m.

To sponsor the event or field a team, contact the spelling committee’s chairwoman, Nancy Heal, at 815-751-5936 or nancy@healinsurance.com.

Each year, Altrusa International of DeKalb/Sycamore awards $6,500 in grants to schools, libraries and other literacy-focused organizations in DeKalb County.

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