Thanks to all of our sponsors and our members for their support and hard work! We had a successful online fundraiser and had lots of fun playing Scrabble together! In case you missed it or want to re-watch the event, please see the videos below!

ScrabbleBee 2020

September 10th, 2020

Save the Date! September 10th, 2020





Top Team Pledges


Calvin's Cadre:  $3095


Team Scores

1st Wisconsin Public Radio: 1039

2nd Dark Iron Dwarves (Great Lake Borrowers): 1015

3rd Word Wizards (Chippewa Falls Public Library): 804

4th Suits and Tiles (Herrick & Hart): 793

5th Royal Credit Union: 745

6th Quaranteam (Great Lake Borrowers): 545

7th Calvin's Cadre: 438

8th Stackhouse: 325

9th Orgel Wealth: 323

Last Anonymous Sponsor: 304

Individual Scores

1st Dean Kallenbach: 380

2nd Nastacia Thomas: 333

2nd Mikey Lindow: 333

3rd Allison Shepard: 331

4th Brooke Nelson: 283

5th Sharon Gregerson: 237

6th Liz Harter-Dohms: 233

7th Cindy Schlosser: 230

8th Tessa Maki: 213

8th Mary Ann King: 213

9th Keith Lorasch: 212

9th Connie Russell: 212

10th Sue Stackhouse: 211

11th Lea Bielefeld: 208

12th Joe Niese: 199

13th Kate Spranger: 196

14th Kayla Smrz: 191

15th Kari Stevens: 190

16th Kevin Xiong: 185

17th Mike Martin: 182

18th Jessi Peterson: 180

19th Kevin: 170

20th Web: 168

21st Stacy Martin: 141

22nd Jay Heit: 124

23rd Teresa Pleger: 119

24th Sarah Stackhouse: 114

Last Peter Bernhardt: 105

*Team/Individual Registration*

Deadline: September 7th, 2020

Event: September 10th, 2020

The Team Entry fee is $100 or $25 per person. 

Individual registrants will join with others to form teams of four members.

Teams will play one 30 minute game "Tortoise" fashion following the program.  Silent Auction opens at 10 am Tuesday, September 8.  All winners announced after 8 pm Thursday night.

To register:

1. Fill out this form.


2. Mail it along with your check to Literacy Chippewa Valley, 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire, WI 54701 or submit your payment with a credit card on our web site. Click on "Donate" in the upper right corner. In the Notes section, type in Team Registration and the name of your team.

Letter Point Values

A, E, I, O,U, L, N, R, S, T

1 Point

2 Point

D, G

3 Point

B, C, M, P

4 Point

F, H, V, W, Y

5 Point


8 Point

J, X

10 Point

Q, Z

Teams are encouraged to raise donations for their team before the event.  Prizes will be awarded for individuals and teams who raise the most funds in their division! 
  • Individual  – Highest Fundraising

  • Team – Highest Fundraising

  • Team – Most Points Scored



Proceeds from individual and team donations along with corporate sponsorships help us continue to provide literacy services for adults in Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire counties.  


Event Sponsor: $5,000 - .


The ScrabbleBee event will only have 1 event sponsor.  Your company name and logo will be:

  • on all event materials including (signage, flyers, e-invites, press releases)

  • mentioned in TV promos

  • mentioned in VolumeOne ads

  • mentioned throughout the event and in streaming PowerPoint

  • recognized in the May newsletter

  • recognized in our Annual Report

  • recognized on our website

  • recognized in Social Media promotion

  • two team tables (12 players). 


Major Sponsor: $2,500

As a major sponsor your company name and/or logo will be:

  • included on all signage, flyers, e-invites, press releases

  • mentioned throughout the event and in streaming PowerPoint

  • recognized in the May newsletter

  • recognized in our Annual Report

  • recognized on our website

  • recognized in Social Media promotion 

  • one team table (6 players)


Game Sponsor: $1,000

As a Game Sponsor  your company name and/or logo will be:

  • featured as a sponsor of one game at the event

  • mentioned throughout the event and in streaming PowerPoint

  • Recognized in our Annual Report

  • Recognized on our website


Team Sponsor: $100

  • Sponsor one team of four people to participate in the event

  • Your company name and logo will be featured online

To ‘BEE’ a Sponsor contact us at or 715.834.0222. To complete the process you may:

1.  Either mail a check to Literacy Volunteers Chippewa Valley, Attn:  ScrabbleBee Committee, 510 S. Farwell St.  Eau Claire 54701


2.  Pay by credit card by going to our web site and clicking on "Donate" in the upper right corner. In the Notes section, type in ScrabbleBee Sponsor.

Make A Pledge

Your pledge in support of an individual or team can make a difference in the life of a Literacy Volunteers adult student who is learning to read, write, or speak in English, use a computer, do some basic math or get their GED. Download Pledge Donation Form, print it, ask for pledges, and bring the form with you with your pledge money to the ScrabbleBee event, or Make your Pledge Online on our web site. Click on the "Donate" button.  In the Notes section, write down the name of the person you are pledging to and the name of their team.

Citizen Book or pens, pencils, paper


GED Calculator


Provide tutor training materials for one tutor


Provide materials & supplies for 1 month of early childhood program


Buy a new laptop


Sponsor a student for a year


Sponsor a family in our Family Literacy Program for one year


Sponsor a family in our Family Literacy Program for one year


Your donations make a difference in the lives of the students and their families

Donate a Basket/Item for Raffle

The basket raffle is an exciting part of Scrabble Bee – a fun basket creates a “Buzz” as participants “Scrabble” for their favorites. The baskets donated last year were a great success!  Proceeds from the raffle help us deliver literacy services to adults in the Chippewa Valley.

  • Basket Suggestions: Choose a theme around a book (scrapbooking, fishing, a children’s book, traveling, quilting, golfing, gardening, cooking, etc.).  A copy of the book should be included among the items in the basket. 

  • Baskets should be valued at approximately $125.

  • Complete this form as soon as possible! The earlier we have information about your donation, the more we are able to promote baskets to the team participants. 

  • Deliver your basket to our office no later than Friday, April 10th.  Or call us @ 715-834-0222 if we need to pick up your donation! 

Past Success

Thirty-eight teams turned out Thursday evening  April 18, 2019, at JAMF Theatre in the Pablo Center for fun and games, raffles and prizes, pizza, popcorn, beer & soda!

Click here to see photos from our 2017 event.

Click here to see photos from the 2018 event.

Click here to see photos from the 2019 event.

Thanks to sponsors, teams, word waiters, basket and prize donors we raised over $40,000!   

Our Major Sponsors

Game Sponsors

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