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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month - Marianne Jylha From Great Minds Learning Center


Marianne Jylha is the Executive Director of Great Minds Learning Center in Grand Rapids.  She stopped by our studios to bust some myths concering dyslexia and to tell us about their event next week.

The Non-profit Great Minds Learning Center Hosts the 2nd Annual Trivia Battle & Silent Auction on Tuesday October 16th at the Blandin Foundation in Grand Rapids. Doors open at 5 and trivia starts at 6. Aaron Brown hosts the family friendly event that supports the Great Minds Learning Center’s mission of providing children and adults reading, spelling and math skills. The trivia battle is in groups of 6, but you can come and be assigned a team as well.

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.