Annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults benefits ESOM


By Amanda Dodson - adodson@civitasmedia.com



The Hip Bees won the award for best dressed team at the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults held at Southeastern Middle School.


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The third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults hosted by Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care raised $2,500 to benefit the East Stokes Outreach Ministry.


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The Wise Women of Germanton came in second place at the Stokes Spelling Bee for adults and won best decorated table.


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Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care hosted the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults on Thursday and raised $2,500 to benefit East Stokes Outreach Ministry.


Courtesy photos

The Grimoires made up of David Dalton, Ken Ilgunas, and Steve and Olivia Shelton won the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults.


Courtesy photos

The Stokes Spelling Bee for adults, held at Southeastern Middle School on Thursday night, raised $2,500 to benefit East Stokes Outreach Ministry (ESOM) in Walnut Cove.

The event, sponsored by Walnut Ridge Assisted Living, helps aid hundreds of families in need each month.

The Grimoires made up of David Dalton, Ken Ilgunas, Steve and Olivia Shelton won first place out of nine teams.

Along with the spelling bee winners, awards were dispersed in a variety of categories.

Jim Kehl of the Hip Bees won best dressed. The Wise Women of Germanton, made up of Nancy Boles, Sarah Werner, Sara Watts and Sherry Montgomery won best decorated table. The Hip Bees won the award for best dressed team and the best team name went to Wi Spel Gud.

“Thank you to all of the spelling bee sponsors and participants,” said organizer Angie Bailey. “And a special thanks to the residents of Walnut Ridge for labeling every page of every notepad with the table numbers.”

Donations can be made to ESOM at P.O. Box 973, Walnut Cove, NC, 27052 and for more information on volunteering opportunities at ESOM call 336-591-3237.

Amanda Dodson can be reached at 336-813-2426.

The Hip Bees won the award for best dressed team at the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults held at Southeastern Middle School.
http://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_SBBest-Dressed-Team-THE-HIP-BEES.jpgThe Hip Bees won the award for best dressed team at the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults held at Southeastern Middle School. Courtesy photos

The third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults hosted by Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care raised $2,500 to benefit the East Stokes Outreach Ministry.
http://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_SBgroup.jpgThe third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults hosted by Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care raised $2,500 to benefit the East Stokes Outreach Ministry. Courtesy photos

The Wise Women of Germanton came in second place at the Stokes Spelling Bee for adults and won best decorated table.
http://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_SBWise-Women-of-Germanton-2nd.jpgThe Wise Women of Germanton came in second place at the Stokes Spelling Bee for adults and won best decorated table. Courtesy photos

Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care hosted the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults on Thursday and raised $2,500 to benefit East Stokes Outreach Ministry.
http://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_SBAWARDS-and-Trophies.jpgWalnut Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care hosted the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults on Thursday and raised $2,500 to benefit East Stokes Outreach Ministry. Courtesy photos

The Grimoires made up of David Dalton, Ken Ilgunas, and Steve and Olivia Shelton won the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults.
http://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_SBGrimoires-with-trophies.jpgThe Grimoires made up of David Dalton, Ken Ilgunas, and Steve and Olivia Shelton won the third annual Stokes Spelling Bee for adults. Courtesy photos

By Amanda Dodson

adodson@civitasmedia.com

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