Doreen Gentzler Emcees The Reading Connection's "Of Wine & Words" Fundraiser

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    NBCWashington.com

    Doreen Gentzler is set to host the 10th annual "Of Wine & Words" fundraiser for the Arlington-based children's non-profit The Reading Connection (TRC), Friday, April 4.

    The Reading Connection will celebrate its achievements in providing literacy-rich programs and services for at-risk children and families.
     
    Of Wine & Words will celebrate food from the area's top restaurants and a silent auction to benefit TRC's local literacy programs.

    Tickets are $50 for TRC volunteers, $100 for individual tickets, and $150 for tickets that include the VIP reception. 

    Location: Jones Day Rooftop Terrace
    300 New Jersey Ave. NW
    Washington, D.C.
     
    7-10 p.m. (VIP Reception 6 p.m.)
    Cocktail attire
     
    From the organizers:

    "For over 25 years, TRC has touched the lives of 15,000 local at-risk kids and has given out nearly 100,000 new books to those kids.  In 2013, TRC read with over 1,400 kids and gave them nearly 12,000 new books.  TRC’s programs span the metro DC area, from DC to Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax County.  The organization plans to expand to Maryland in its 25th anniversary year."