The Literacy Council of Carroll County Inc. recently raised $400 at a benefit sponsored by Carrie McFadden, owner of the Jazzercize franchise here.
Jazzercize dancers raised the money from pledges for how long they would dance.
A repeat performance is being planned for next year.
Dianne Bennet, tutor with the council and a member of the board of directors, helped organize the event with McFadden.
Ellen Horine of Westminster Graphics contributed artistic layout for the advertising, and the Carroll County Times and The Carroll County Sun donated space to publicize the event.
Muffins and orange juice were donated by McDonald's in Westminster, and TCBY contributed yogurt.
Door prizes were donated by Bachman Valley Inn; Mike Barnes, tennis pro; The Carroll County Sun; Concepts Unlimited; Duke's Car Wash; Harvestin' Natural Foods; i Natural Cosmetics; International Gift Shop; Leggett
department store; Locust Books; Locust Wines; McCormick & Co.; Michael's FineWines; The Paperback Exchange; Peppermint Mill Farm; Stephen St. Leger of Rainbow Hair Design; Schaeffer Lumber Co.; Scharon's Black Eagle; Kathryn Sieverts; Studio 97 Hair Salon; SuperFresh stores; Treat Shop; Weis Markets; and Shaklee Country.