Sequim mystery writer to be keynote speaker at dinner
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The dinner will be at 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, at C’est Si Bon Restaurant, 22 Cedar Park Drive.
Tickets are $75 each.
Participants are invited to an evening filled with mystery and suspense as the keynote speaker presents “Notes from the Skeleton Detective’s Casebook.”
Elkins’ talk will focus on real-life cases upon which he bases his novels featuring forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver, the Skeleton Detective.
Dinner tickets include a sparkling wine social hour and five-course dinner served with wine provided by Camaraderie Cellars.
A “Pass the Hat” event will attempt to raise $5,000 for elementary school reading.
The Distinguished Service Person of the Year award also will be announced during the evening.
The foundation works in local public schools through four major programs: removing individual barriers to education, supporting school and teacher grants, student enrichment sponsorships and scholarship programs.
Through the Student Needs Fund, it assists low-income students.
The foundation awarded school and teacher grants totaling $20,000 this school year.
The foundation also contributes to such programs as the annual Back to School event, Kids Day at the Juan de Fuca Festival for the Arts, the YMCA’s Y Fundamentals Summer School Program and Port Angeles High School AmeriCorps members who tutor students.
To learn more about the foundation and for ticket information, visit www.portangeleseducationfoundation.org.
Last modified: March 09. 2013 5:22PM