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Join us to learn about the impact Mind Meets Music is making in West Michigan.

Mind Meets Music is five years old and has had the opportunity to help transform the lives of over 10,000 vulnerable children in the West Michigan area. Please join Mind Meets Music Tuesday, February 20th at St. Cecilia Music Center from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM for A Celebration of Building Children’s Literacy Through Music! The event will be hosted by Mind Meets Music supporter and friend, Suzanne Geha. The evening will consist of hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction and a short program highlighting the important work Mind Meet Music is doing to transform the lives of our community’s most underserved children. The event will also recognize our Reading on a Higher Note Advocate Award recipients: the late performing artist, Linn Maxwell Keller; and Superintendent of Wyoming Public Schools, Dr. Thomas Reeder. Black and white attire is encouraged.

St. Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

All proceeds from this event will go to fund Mind Meets Music’s revolutionary literacy intervention program, enabling us to continue providing West Michigan’s most disenfranchised students with the essential skills needed to succeed.


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