Ready to rearrange those tiles? Sign up for READ LaPorte County’s 14th Scrabble Tournament Sept. 21

Now is the time for all good people to sit down at the Scrabble board. READ LaPorte County will host its 14th annual Scrabble Tournament fundraiser Thursday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Best Western Plus Hotel and Conference Center, LaPorte.

The READ organization invites two-person teams to compete in the two-round tournament. Don’t have a partner? They’ll help you find one! The cost to play is $25 per person for those registering by Sept. 14, or $30 per person for those registering after that date. Corporate sponsorships are available.

Attendees can expect complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a silent auction, and decor inspired by this year’s theme, “Oktoberfest!” Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Players who arrive by 6:50 p.m. may also choose to participate in the popular Lightning Round for a nominal fee.

Have questions? Need a registration form? Call 219-325-0875, email or visit

READ LaPorte County Inc. is a United Way agency with a mission to increase the reading, math, English and digital literacy skills in our community. READ offers free tutoring to three main groups of students: children, adult learners, and individuals who are learning English as a second language.

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