Join in the fun, answer the riddle below and enter the contest!

All correct entries will be placed in a drawing to receive a gift basket with an autographed "Miss Julia inherits A Mess"  by Ann B. Ross A New York Times Best Seller, items from Gaia Herbs, and a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card!

*Winner will be notified on 10/3/19.


"Walk to me and look closely

A hidden Epitaph in memory

it's not as hard as you may think

please take a guess,

what do you see?" 

ANSWER:The epitaph can be found on the front of the bear’s coat: TPB for Theodore P Brusick and LHB for Lillian H Brusick.


CLICK HERE to submit your guess!

*One entry per household. Last day to enter is 10/1/19.


Alphabetta Bear was painted by Wendy Brusick in memory of Theodore and Lillian Brusick, lovers of literacy and life-long learning. Alphabetta says, “Never stop learning!”


Help keep Alphabetta Strong! Attend a MISSION MONDAY and learn how you can become a VOLUNTEER TUTOR with Blue Ridge Literacy Council! 

Be sure to come to the Bear Auction on October 19, 2019 at the Historic Courthouse on Main Street.  

Bidder registration and live music begins at 3:00 pm.  Live Auction beginning at 5:00 pm.

CLICK HERE to view us (#16) on the brochure!