Room to Read Founder & Board Co-Chair, John Wood invites you to the
New York Chapter's Annual Spring Benefit.
Please join us for an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a fantastic live and silent auction.
Hamaseh Nasseh & Hossein Sheini
Ali Rosen & Daniel Gourvitch
Michelle Griffith Brodsky
Graves & Colleen Tompkins
May 17, 2012
(VIP Reception 6:30pm with Champagne toast)
267 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
$125 before April 12, $150 after April 12
Ambassador Level Admission
(total of 8 VIP tickets): $1,600
To Purchase tickets or donate, please visit
Trying to stay fit in the New Year? Come run with us!
Introducing the "Are You Ready For Some Football Sunday Funday Runday" 4-Miler!
What: A 4-mile fun run/race in Central Park plus drinking and football watching afterward
When: Sunday, January 22nd at 11am
Where: Meet at the entrance of Central Park on 84th Street and 5th Avenue. Look for people that look like runners.
Prizes: A Growler of beer for the winner! There will also be a special surprise for a lucky participant drawn at random. It could be you!
Suggested Donation: $10
Post-Run Celebration and Game Watch: Jack Russell's, 2nd Avenue between 82nd and 83rd
Race Course: It will be a 4 mile run starting at the entrance to Central Park on 84th Street and 5th Avenue (SW corner, right next to the Met). It will cross the park just south of the 86th Street car Transverse, and continue down the west side of the park, past Tavern on the Green, back across to the east side at the southern end, and loop back up to where we started. Runners will then run out of the park on 84th street until they reach 3rd Avenue, at which point they will run south to 82nd, where they will turn left and finish on 82nd almost at 2nd avenue. Celebratory drinking for the football championship games at Jack Russell's on 2nd Avenue between 82nd and 83rd.