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Elizabeth Kane is the President of CharityChicks US, the philanthropic connector for young professionals comprised of young socials, entrepreneurs, and business leaders in Washington, DC. She was named one of DC’s Most Dynamic Women by DC Magazine, and her organization has been featured in Capitol File, The Georgetowner, The Washington Post, NBC, and multiple philanthropy blogs. She is one of DC’s most notable young philanthropists, and devotes her time to working with non-profit leadership to engage the future generation of donors, and help connect them to corporations that will support their mission. She established CharityChicks US as a top fundraiser for rare cancer research, most recently for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In addition, she serves as the Chair of the Arts and Education initiatives for CharityChicks US, and Ambassador for The Washington Literacy Center. Elizabeth received her BBA from the George Washington University School of Business. She is an Interior Decorator for The Kellogg Collection, and is pursuing a Masters in Historical Preservation.

A Novel Event Benefitting The Washington Literacy Center

(Photo Credit: Alyssa Cowan)

(Photo Credit: Alyssa Cowan)

On Thursday, April 23, 2015 The Homer Building will be filled with patrons of The Washington Literacy Center in celebration of their annual spring fundraiser. In the past you may know the event as Love Letters for Literacy, but this year they are putting a new twist on the event and turning it from a sit-down soiree to A Novel Event cocktail reception.

This year, the WLC welcomes the Honorable James E. Clyburn (D-SC), Assistant Democratic Leader in the 114th Congress, as the keynote speaker and will recognize Mr. Anas “Andy” Shallal and Mr. W. Christopher Smith as Workforce Champions. Mr. Shallal and Mr. Smith will be honored for their efforts to improve education and employment skills for District of Columbia adults.  Ad2DC will receive the 2015 Community Partner Award for their pro bono work to create a marketing campaign for the WLC.

 Ms. Andrea Roane, WUSA Channel 9 Morning Anchor, will serve as the emcee for the evening.  Ms. Roane was named a “leader & trailblazer deserving of recognition” by the ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership’s Greater Washington Network.

This year the WLC will recognize its inaugural Student Leadership

Class honoring WLC adult learners who are making significant gains in their basic skills and serving as mentors and role models for their fellow program participants.  They will also be announcing the members of their first Junior Council!

 

WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

WHERE:
The Homer Building Atrium
601 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

TICKETS: General admission $100 per person. Please click here to purchase tickets.

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