NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Adult Learning Center a Mission of Ursuline Social Outreach, will honor His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, at their annual benefit gala on March 7, 2013.
The Adult Learning Center is a non-profit organization created to increase the economic and social empowerment of persons with low to moderate income through literacy education, citizen preparation and the facilitation of social services available in the community. Their programs teach recent immigrants basic skills in written and spoken English as well as preparation for US citizenship.
“We are grateful that His Eminence has acknowledged the wonderful work of The Adult Learning Center and all of us involved with organizing the event are delighted to honor him with The Spirit of Angela Award,” said Sharon Parente, President of the organization’s Board of Directors. The award, inspired by a painting of St. Angela Merici, the foundress of the Ursuline Order, acknowledges the importance the Cardinal’s role in the Church’s service to those in need.
The 16th annual gala fundraising dinner will be held on March 7, 2013 at the Fountainhead in New Rochelle, NY. Emmy award-winning Broadcaster Jane Hanson will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. In addition to the wonderful program, the event will include entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and raffles.
Funds raised at the event will help to achieve the Center’s mission to empower, improve and transform the lives of an underserved segment of lower Westchester’s population.
For additional information or to purchase tickets please call 914-633-7298 or email [email protected]. Sponsorship opportunities are available.