Event Info

Join us in celebrating 58 years of teaching adults to read at our 7th annual Toast to Literacy. All proceeds from the event benefit LIFT’s adult literacy programs.



Dinner & Auction Benefitting LIFT

Business Attire




Thursday, September 26, 2019
General Reception: 6:30 – 7:00 P.M.
Dinner and Auction: 7:00 P.M.


Event Chairs

John and Ashley Tyler

Event Committee

Joyce and Charles Collie
Gary and Sara Ahr
Danielle Austry
Mark and Nancy Champion
Kate Dubroc
Gretchen Ganc
Mary Gano
Corinne Hays
Martha Heimberg
Jodie Helfer
Lisa Hembry
Linda Johnson
Chrissy Keating

Kathleen Kent
Sharon King
Joshua Lara
Heather Leclair
Richard Mauldin
Nancy Rivin
Paul Thibodeaux
Kathy Thomas-Doyle
John and Ashley Tyler
Kate Watson

Board of Directors

Paul Thibodeaux, Board Chair
Emily Bruce
Joyce Collie
Dominique Drake
George Fair, Ph.D.
Melanie Ferguson
Mary Gano

Randy Gullo
Russell Hagg
Jacqueline Hall
Jodie Helfer
Greg Homen
Josh Lara
Dave B. Millheiser

Sam Murphy
Chris Opoczynski
James Plantes
Ashley Scheer
Andrew Spaniol
Edward Stone
Todd Watson


The event will include a live auction and raffle featuring many fabulous vacation packages, sporting events, original art, designer items and more!