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Ladies Wear ‘Little Black Dresses for Literacy’

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POLAND, Ohio – The Literary Society for the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will hold a fundraiser at 6 p.m June 9, at the Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road. It’s titled “Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy.”

Each woman who  attends  is  asked to wear her favorite little black dresses and bring a copy of a book by her favorite author to swap with others. Guests can also donate gently used and brand-new children’s books. There will be an informal fashion show and these boutiques will  sell accessories: E. J. Hannah, Suzanne’s, Ivory & Birch.

Tickets are $35 each, which includes appetizers and a cash bar. The fundraiser benefits the library’s Literary Society Fund. A portion of proceeds from the participating boutiques will also benefit this fund.

For information, call 330 740 6086. Make checks payable to Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and mail to the library, attention: Sue Merriman, fiscal officer, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44503.

Pictured: Members of the Literary Society Fundraising  Committee are, front row from left: Cathy Campana, Donna Bricker, Patty Marsico, Betty Cmil, Beth Lenzi. Back row: Library Development Director Deborah Liptak, Julie Costas and Mary James Lipinsky. 

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.