CHOICES Education Group Celebrates 25 Years Of Serving Teens

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Benefit and auction to raise money for dropout prevention and education success workshop and cellphone game.

CHOICES Education Group

CHOICES Education Group

Every school day 7,000 students become dropouts... CHOICES helps kids at a crucial point in their lives.

CHOICES Education Group, a Seattle-based nonprofit, announces their 25th Anniversary Celebration Benefit on June 10, 2011 at Shilshole Bay Beach Club in Seattle Washington from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event marks twenty five years of keeping teens in school and on-track.

“Every school day 7,000 students become dropouts.” said Leo Muller, Executive Director of the national not-for-profit. “CHOICES helps kids at a crucial point in their lives, when they are old enough to think realistically about their future but are young enough to still do something about it.”

Tickets to the event can be purchased at: http://choicesbenefit.charityhappenings.org/

Friday, June 10th, 2011 | 6pm-10pm
Shilshole Bay Beach Club
6413 Seaview Avenue Northwest
Seattle, WA 98107

Emcee:
Mark Wright, Emmy-award winning television journalist

Special Guests:
Bob Peters, Market President, Washington State, Bank of America
Cathy Thompson, Assistant Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools
Tim Burgess, Chair, Public Safety & Education Committee, Seattle City Council
Justice Bobbe Bridge, Founding President, Center for Children & Youth Justice
Jon Bridge, CEO and Legal Counsel, Ben Bridge Jewelers

The Entertainment:
Seattle's renowned Eckstein Middle School Jazz Band and America's Got Talent semi-finalists The EriAm Sisters

The Games:
Black Jack, Craps, Roulette, Texas Hold ’Em, Red Dog, and Caribbean Stud (Play for fun and prizes! Don't know how to play? No worries, the dealers will teach you!)

The Prizes:
There will be lots of great raffle prizes, gifts, and silent auction items.

About CHOICES Education Group
CHOICES Education Group is an independent 501c (3) nonprofit social enterprise started in 1985 with initial funding from Pacific Northwest Bell (now Qwest Communications). CHOICES has been delivered to more than 6 million students since 1985.The CHOICES workshop is currently being delivered to 200,000 students per year in 47 states in the U.S., three provinces in Canada and two sites in Australia. More information about CHOICES is available at http://www.choices.org or by calling 1-888-CHOICES (1-888-246-4237).

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Shannon Kavanaugh
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