Dust off your dictionaries, the 2012 Natick Education Foundation Spelling Bee is right around the corner and team registration is already underway.
The bee on May 9 already has teams made up of members from Natick High School, Natick Girl Scouts, Natick Visiting Nurse Association, the Board of Selectmen, Bennett-Hemenway PTO and Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences.
The annual spelling bee serves as one of the largest fundraising events of the year for the Natick Education Foundation, a nonprofit which provides grants and scholarships for those involved in the Natick Public Schools.
Local businesses can create teams for a tax-deductible entrance fee of $500 and non-profit organizations can join for a fee of $100. Audience admission is free. Teams can register Online at www.natickedfoundation.org.