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Philanthropy calendar

Posted 6/14/13

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event.

SANKARA CANCER FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER

The Sankara Cancer Foundation will host its first Rhode Island fundraiser at the Park Avenue Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston on Sunday, June 16 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The fundraiser will feature classical and folk dances as well as music performances from local artists. A raffle and dinner will follow the show. Cost: $20 adults; $10 children 18 and under. Raffle tickets: $5. For more information and to buy tickets, visit sankaracancer.org.

ART LEAGUE OF R.I. ANNUAL MEETING

The Art League of Rhode Island will hold its annual meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on

Wednesday, June 19 at the Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas St., Providence. The

meeting will feature a presentation by Charlestown multimedia artist Ana Flores entitled,

“Map, Muse, Memory.” The event is open to the public. Cost: $20 nonmembers. To make a reservation or learn more, call (401) 861-0500 or email office@artleagueri.org.

‘DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH’ JUBILEE FASHION SHOW & AUCTION

The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island will host a fashion show and auction on Friday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. The event will feature the latest designs from Sara Campell and Isoude with auction items that include tickets to a Taylor Swift concert, Weekapaug Inn package and jewelry from Julia Boss Designs. The event will help support the organization’s mission to support the protection and care of stray, abandoned and abused animals. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be available. Cost: $130 per person or $250 per couple. For more information and to make a reservation, call (401) 724-2200 or visit www.arlsri.org.

CVS CAREMARK CHARITY CLASSIC

Children’s Wishes will present the 2013 CVS Caremark Charity Classic Sunday, June 23 to Tuesday, June 25 at the Rhode Island Country Club, 150 Nayatt Road, Barrington. The event will feature co-hosts Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade along with 18 elite golfers from the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours as they compete to raise funds for children suffering from life threatening illnesses. Cost: $25 one-day grounds admission; $60 season pass; a selection of wine pavilion packages is also available.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (401) 921-1300 or visit www.cvscharityclassic.com.

LEDGEMONT COUNTRY CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT

Ledgemont Country Club will host its third annual Day of Thanks golf tournament on Monday, June 24, at 131 Brown Ave., Seekonk, Mass. Proceeds from the event will benefit Wish for Our Heroes, a charity that grants a wish to any active-duty military member. A wounded veteran will take part in every foursome, and Medal of Honor recipient Michael Thornton will speak at the event. Registration and lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., and continues with a scramble at 1 p.m. Cocktails and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $250 per person for golf and dinner, $75 per person for dinner only. Sponsorships are available, ranging from $150 to $10,000. For more information or to register, call (508) 761-6600.

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