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Apr
27
Thu
2017
Reading Partners’ Celebrity Spelling Bee @ Bimbo’s 365 Club
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Reading Partners' Celebrity Spelling Bee, Red Carpet Bay AreaReading Partners’ Annual Bay Area Celebrity Spelling Bee

A unique event that raises funds and awareness for Reading Partners’ one-on-one reading tutoring program that supports 2,700 students in 52 reading centers across the greater Bay Area. This year’s theme is “Literacy and Leaders in Innovation.” Spelling Bee guests enjoy a cocktail hour with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres followed by an onstage spelling competition between five teams—each composed of a leader of innovation and a corporate sponsor. All funds directly support Reading Partners’ one-on-one literacy intervention program in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Silicon Valley.

About Reading Partners

Reading Partners empowers low-income elementary students to reach their full potential by ensuring they have the foundational reading skills necessary for academic, professional, and life success. To support this effort, Reading Partners recruits and trains community volunteers to provide individualized instruction to struggling readers in local Title I elementary schools.

May
20
Sat
2017
LymeAid 2017 @ Private Residence
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Diana Ross for LymeAid (Drew Altizer Photography)

Diana Ross for LymeAid (Drew Altizer Photography)

LymeAid 2017 is the Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s 5th annual exclusive benefit dinner and live concert, held at a private home in Portola Valley, CA.

This year we are featuring live music by Grammy Award winner, singer and songwriter Kenny Loggins. Actor and beloved entertainer, Alec Baldwin, will serve as master of ceremonies. The event is by invitation only—please email kate@bayarealyme.org for more information.

LymeAid, presented by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation, is designed to facilitate collaboration between renowned scientists, physicians, ecologists, business leaders, and philanthropists to accelerate solutions for Lyme disease. Silicon Valley leaders have inspired many to act and are already shaping a new, promising landscape in Lyme diagnostics and treatment.

LymeAid Event Chairs: Arlene Inch, Jane Inch, Lucy Kuchan, Carolyn Margiotti, Eileen Morgenthaler, Lisa Najarian, Kathleen O’Rourke, Laure Woods

— Related: Red Carpet Bay Area coverage of LymeAid 2016.