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‘Little Black Dress’ event promotes literacy
May 4, 2017

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POLAND - Reservations are being accepted for the "Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy" fundraising event.

Sponsored by the Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, the event is set for 6 p.m. May 11 at the Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road.

Attendees are asked to wear their favorite little black dress and bring a copy of a book by their favorite author to swap with others at the event. Guests also can donate gently used and brand new children's books.

There will be an informal fashion show, and local boutiques will sell accessories. The evening also will include music, raffle and a cash bar.

Tickets are still available for the event at $40 per person, which includes heavy appetizers and one glass of wine. There also will be a cash bar.

Tickets are still available for the event at $40 person, which includes heavy appetizers and one glass of wine.

Proceeds will benefit PLYMC's Literary Society Fund and the Martha Muransky Children's Literacy Fund. A portion of proceeds from the participating boutiques will also benefit these funds.

For information and reservations, contact Deborah Liptak, library development director, at 330-740-6086. Make checks payable to Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and mail to Mark Mrofchak, Fiscal Officer, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44503.

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