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Literacy Associates to Host Benefit at Tenjune
to Highlight Adult Illiteracy Issues

June 2, 2009

 

 
 

Tuesday, June 2 has just taken on special meaning, it was announced today.  And Caroline Kennedy is going to be part of it.

That evening, Gen-X and Gen-Y fast trackers, members of Society and Ms. Kennedy will join up-and-coming headliners from the worlds of publishing, fashion, design and media, at Tenjune, the hot club in the Meat Packing District.

The occasion:  Literacy Associates First Annual Benefit

The under-50 supporters of Literacy Partners, New York's only accredited adult literacy organization, created the Literacy Associates Committee to raise awareness of adult illiteracy among a younger demographic.

To tee up the event, Literacy Associates has organized a special online auction at www.charityfolks.com/literacypartners, beginning May 25th.  Supporters will have the opportunity to bid on exciting items like a one-week Jamaican vacation, a behind-the-scenes VIP tour of The TODAY Show and the opportunity to name a character in the next installment of James Patterson?s bestselling series, Maximum Ride.  If bidding on the Maximum Ride lot goes over $10,000, Patterson will also dedicate the book to the lucky winner.

 

WHEN:          Tuesday, June 2 from 7 p.m. till 10 p.m.

 

WHERE:       Tenjune

26 Little West 12th Street

 

WHO:             The Literacy Associates Committee:  Jennifer Baltimore Johnson, Barbara Bush, Charles Busch, Kevin Callahan, Jennifer Civiletto, Richard Clark, Anthony Corrao, Clementine Crawford, Erin Crum, Lauren Finney, Stefan Friedman, Mary Pat Gillin, Robin Grossman, Maggie Haberman, Carrie Kania, Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, Leigh Ellen Matheny, Laura Miller, Diane Naughton, Christy Grace Provines, Indre and Justin Rockefeller, Andrea Rosen, Melissa Russo, Frances Schultz, Margot Schupf, Marissa Shorenstein, Molly Sims, Anne-Lise Spitzer, Alison Steedman, Liate Stehlik, Maureen Sullivan, Tammy Sun, Georgia Tapert, Kathleen Turner, Dana Waisberg, Rod Winterrowd, Whitney Wolfe, Ben Yarrow and Alicia Ybarbo

 

WHY:             To help Literacy Partners continue to provide high-quality, free, community-based adult and family literacy programs to New York
City
residents, just as the non-profit has done for over 35 years

 

For ticket information please call 646 234 0105

  

About Literacy Partners:  For over 35 years, Literacy Partners has helped thousands of New Yorkers learn the basic reading, writing and math skills needed to succeed in day-to-day living.  Through successful collaborations with major corporations, community partners and benefactors, Literacy Partners offers small, welcoming classes taught by enthusiastic, highly trained volunteer tutors.  Literacy Partners is the only nationally accredited adult literacy program serving New York City. For more information, visit  www.literacypartners.org .

   


 

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