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East County News Service


Photo: Peter Sokoloski

November 15, 2016 (San Diego) – The San Diego Press Club will host its inaugural “Spelling Bee for Grownups” starting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, at the San Diego Central Library, Neil Morgan Auditorium, 330 Park Blvd., Downtown San Diego. The public is invited to attend. Cost to compete as a speller is $10 per person. There is no cost to attend and watch.

Selecting the words will be Peter Sokoloski, editor at large, Merriam-Webster, Inc. Judges will include Grant Barrett, host of the “A Way With Words” radio show, and Misty Jones, director, San Diego Public Library. Advance registration is requested. For information, visit

The event is a fundraiser for the San Diego Press Club, San Diego Council on Literacy and the San Diego Public Library.

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