Help the kids, and try spelling competition |

Help the kids, and try spelling competition

Daer Eidtor:

Myabe you’ve seen the email. Aoccdring to a rseearch sduty at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae.

Well, taht mghit be ture at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, but heer in Apesn we hlod splleing in a hgiher rgerad. And teh Apsen Yuoth Cneter plnas to prvooe it on Sadturady, Fberuary 11th at teh “SPELL WHAT?” Apsen Cleberity Splledwon, a gmae sohw gala bneftittnig teh Apsen Yuoth Cneter. A Gmae Sohw Pnael of lcoal smraty-pnats sepllers will be teher to show teh wrold taht Apsen has its seplling act tgoteher – AND rsaie mnoey for a graet cuase. Crhis Dvaneport Mcik Ierlnad, Mkie Kpalan, Hleen Knalderud, Crhis Kulg, Kalus Oebrmyeer and more!

If this letter has been just too tough to read, go to for clues, and get your tickets now for the most fun, exciting, unique benefit of the winter: SPELL WHAT!? It’s SNL meets Jeopardy meets Who Wants To Be A Millionaire meets Survivor, with a little Let’s Make A Deal thrown in for good measure. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Hotel Jerome. 970-544-4130 for details and tickets. For fun. For Aspen. For our kids. And EVERYONE gets a passing grade.

Mark Thomas

Game Show Host