+ IDA Hosts Swingdance Fundraiser in Columbus Nov 7

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Help COBIDA raise money to help the one out of five children who are affected by dyslexia.

COBIDA, the Central Ohio Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, is joining Kurt Ludlow of Columbus’s WBNS 10TV and corporate sponsor American Electric Power to host a 1940s USO themed evening.

Date: November 7, 2008.  Place: The Grand Valley Dale Ballroom at 1590 Sunbury Road, Columbus OH 43219.

The evening includes dinner followed by the OSU (world class) dance team, a live auction and dancing to the Z Sharp Band.


  • 6:30 PM: Cocktails
  • 7:30 PM: Dinner
  • 7:30 PM: OSU Dance Team Performance
  • 8:00 PM: Live Auction
  • 8:30 PM: Dance floor opens
  • 10:00 PM: Auction closes

Your support for this event will help COBIDA provide Ohio’s dyslexic children with testing and diagnosis as well as specific training for educators working to provide one on one instruction for dyslexic learners.

COBIDA also provides awareness programs and related learning opportunities for parents and students with learning disabilities.

Help ensure success for students with this neurologically-based, heritable condition, who struggle in school because they have difficulty with reading or spelling. 

Join in an evening of fun, take a chance and bid on some fantastic items, and support a cause that will help our children who struggle in school.

Gold Sponsorship: $5,000; Silver sponsorship: $3,000; Bronze sponsorship: $2,000.

Individuals: $100.

Gold sponsorship includes two tables of ten, your company logo on a banner, recognition in the event program, your logo in the advertisement featured in Business First, marketing info in goody bags, prominent seating AND…

personal dance lessons with Shannon Farley of the Lindy for your table that evening.

Silver sponsorship includes  one table for 10, recognition in program and your logo in advertisement in Business First.

Bronze sponsorship includes  one table for 10 and recognition in program.

Register at http://2008swingfordyslexia-emailinvite.eventbrite.com/?invite=ODA5MjEvYWVkd2FyZHN0dXRvckBjb2x1bWJ1cy5yci5jb20vMQ%3D%3D%0A

Questions? Please email bmayo@preciseresource.com

Sample of Live Auction items:

OSU items with signatures, of course; 4 Club Level tickets to Browns vs. Bengals game; 4 Club Level tickets to Columbus Blue Jackets; 2 All Day Racing at Mid Ohio Racing; 2 VIP Packages to Sugar Bar; 2 VIP Packages to Spice Bar — and lots more.

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards   614-579-6021   or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com


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