Learning Ally™ (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic® or RFB&D®) will hold its 19th Annual Milford Zornes Memorial Art Event. Inspired by renowned California Style Watercolorist Milford Zornes, more than 70 professional master artists contribute a variety of pieces to the silent auction each year, including watercolors, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, and mixed media, benefiting the nonprofit.
What: National nonprofit Learning Ally’s Upland Studio hosts the 19th Annual Milford Zornes Memorial Art Event
When: Sunday, June 5, 2011, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Galileo Hall at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont
Details: Silent Auction to benefit Learning Ally’s programs and services, also includes gourmet catering, wine, punch, opportunity tickets and door prizes. Tickets at the door $10 or contact aWay@LearningAlly.org or call Alice at 909-942-4245.
About Learning Ally
Founded in 1948 as Recording for the Blind, Learning Ally serves more than 300,000 K-12, college and graduate students, as well as veterans and lifelong learners – all of whom cannot read standard print due to blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities. Learning Ally’s collection of more than 65,000 digitally recorded textbooks and literature titles – delivered through internet downloads and various assistive technology devices – is the largest of its kind in the world. More than 6,000 volunteers across the U.S. help to record and process the educational materials, which students rely on to achieve academic and professional success. Learning Ally, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education, state and local education programs, and the generous contributions of individuals, foundations and corporations. For more information, call 909-942-4245 or visit www.LearningAlly.org.