Carson City mayor featured at ESL program fundraiser
Entertainment, food and a program by Mayor Bob Crowell are slated at a fundraiser to benefit the ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada, a charity organization that helps non-English speaking adults learn and improve their English language skills.
The fundraiser, offering sandwiches, snacks, dessert and drinks along with music and Latin dancers for entertainment, will be 5-8 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Nevada Room of the Governor’s Mansion, 600 N. Mountain St.
A wine bottle toss, silent auction and raffles are also planned. Crowell will present a film about the ESL In-Home Program.
Advance tickets are $20 per adult and $30 per couple. Children under 12 will be admitted free.
Checks can be made payable to ESL In-Home Program, 1894 E. William St., No. 4-125, Carson City, 89701. To pay cash, send a message to 714-745-8843.
Tickets at the door are $27 and $37. Call 775-888-2021 for information or to reserve a space. Seating is limited.
Proceeds will fund the program’s operations.
In addition to free language tutoring services, the ESL In-Home Program provides workplace communication, computer literacy, GED preparation, and citizenship study regardless of sex, age, race, religion or national or ethnic origin, or physical disabilities.
For information, go to http://www.eslinhome.org, or call 775-888-2021.