Do you have what it takes to seize the title of best speller in Tioga County? Grab a few of your friends and get involved with the Tioga United Ways Adult Spelling Bee.The event is sponsored by Lockheed Martin and is a fundraiser that helps the 34 agencies that depend on Tioga United Way.
Groups of two to six individuals will comprise each team. Anyone wishing to enter or sponsor a team can do so by March 9 online or by calling (607) 687-4028. The cost to enter a team is $100 and teams are encouraged to dress in costume. Once given the word, each team writes the word down on a piece of paper and it is then submitted to a panel of judges.
Also happening at the event is Celebrity Adventures. This online auction features eleven celebrity adventures:
Online bidding is available now through March 23. Live bidding will begin at the Spelling Bee, Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Owego Elks Lodge on 223 Front Street in Owego.