Welcome!

We would love to help you learn to speak, read, and write English. If you have trouble completing the application, please feel free to email us.

¡Bienvenido!

Estaremos encantados de ayudarte a hablar, leer y escribir en inglés. Si tienes problemas completando la aplicación, por favor escríbenos.

    Tickets include:

  • Selection of Delicious Foods

  • Live Entertainment

  • Chat with local authors

  • Choice of a free book

            $30 for Adults

         $10 Kids 2-12 years

Participating Restaurants

These amazing restaurants donated delicious treats to our Flavors of Literacy event.

Please thank them for supporting literacy in our community as you stop by their table!

CELEBRATING MORE THAN 25 YEARS SERVING 
GREAT FOOD AT A GREAT VALUE IN A FUN,
 FAMILY-FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE.

Visit our four coastal-inspired locations at Landside, Cortez, Ellenton, 
and the “A-Bridge Street Version” on the historic Bridge Street Pier on 
Bradenton Beach. Our casual seafood restaurants have a beach feel, 
reminiscent of our early days on the Anna Maria Island Pier.  AMOB has a long history of supporting literacy in our community and we are so grateful for their support!

Order Online Today!

My Thai Restaurant

3633 Cortez Road West, Bradenton

(941) 251-3193

IF YOU LOVE THAI FOOD,  YOU WILL LOVE MY THAI RESTAURANT!

 “The mysterious land of mountains, tropical islands and rice paddies comes right to your neighborhood … Bradenton, FL. As a certified professional food manager, I find no greater joy than to provide fresh, authentic cuisine from my native country.” Nari – Owner

Order Online today here!

The Fresh Market

6701 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton

(941)795-1800

CHECK OUT THE WEEKLY SPECIALS!

After returning from a trip to Europe, Ray Berry and his wife Beverly were inspired to bring the charm and essence of an open, European-style food market to America. The Berry’s poured their life savings into creating a warm and inviting shopping experience filled with the freshest produce, meats hand-trimmed by butchers in-store, fresh-cut flowers, and the finest foods and ingredients from around the world.

Order Online today!

Acapulco Tropical Supermarkets

Visit one of our 3 locations or Order Online!

(941) 981-9089

Hispanic and Caribbean Products, Bakery, Take-Out, Tortilleria, and Butcher Shop. Online orders and Catering Available!  Family Owned and Operated!

Three Locations:

5612 14th Street West, Bradenton, FL

3525 1st Street East, Bradenton, FL 

3410 US 301 North, Ellenton, FL 34222

 

 

Restaurant Edelweiss

611 Manatee Avenue E.  Bradenton, FL 

(941) 748-3838

Voted the best German Resturant in the area!  Fresh cuisine from scratch.  Live music Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

 

 

 

A Special Thanks to Our

Flavors of Literacy Sponsors

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Sponsorship &

Advertising

Opportunities

 

Our Sponsors understand that literacy builds communities.  We have sponsorship and advertising opportunities to fit any budget.

We will be reaching thousands of households in this community through radio, emails, social media platforms and mailings.  Each sponsorship level has the ability to keep  your business in the public eye.

Our Sponsorship levels are outlined below. We are happy to chat about what option works best for you. 

Please call Michelle at (941)746-8197.

 

Magnum Opus Sponsorship – $5,000

  • Logo prominently displayed during the event
  • Logo displayed on MLC’s website for 1 year
  • Promoted on our social media channels
  • Quick Sponsor Check-In/Sponsor Lanyard
  • Name on all printed promo materials
  • Recognition in media releases
  • Full page-sized ad in Event Program
  • 8 tickets to the event including meal tickets.

Legend Sponsorship – $2,500

  • Event Page Recognition
  • Promoted on our social media channels
  • Quick Sponsor Check-In/Sponsor Lanyard
  • Name on all printed promo materials
  • Half-page-sized ad in Event Program
  • 6 tickets to the event including meal tickets.

Novel Sponsorship – $1,000

  • Event Page Recognition
  • Promoted on our social media channels
  • Quick Sponsor Check-In/Sponsor Lanyard
  • Half page-sized ad in Event Program
  • 5 tickets to the event including meal tickets.

Memoir Sponsorship – $500

  • Promoted on our social media channels
  • Quick Sponsor Check-In/Sponsor Lanyard
  • 1/4 page-sized ad in Event Program
  • 4 tickets to the event including meal tickets.

Poetry Sponsorship – $250

  • Promoted on our social media channels
  • Quick Sponsor Check-In/Sponsor Lanyard
  • Name in Event Program
  • 2 tickets to the event including meal tickets.

Our 100% Promise

For over 40 years, Manatee Literacy Council has worked to empower adults through literacy in our community.  As a 501(c)(3), you can be assured that our commitment to Manatee extends beyond our mission statement.

We Promise: 1) To work with locally owned businesses to raise the level of literacy in Manatee County. 2) That the revenue raised here will go to support literacy in our community.  3)To be conscientious stewards of the funds raised.  Your gift to our organization will be both appreciated and used in support of our mission!