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Celebrating Kristof's/WuDunn's "Half the Sky" in Portland, OR. Community Gathering, Wine Tasting and Fundraiser

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Event Date: 
October 16, 2009 - 14:30

Wine Tasting, Book Celebration and Mercy Corps Fundraiser....Friday, October 16th 4-6pm (not 14:30 pm)

Local Portland residents are organizing a book celebration, wine tasting and fund-raiser to increase awareness of Kristof's book, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" and Mercy Corps' work on behalf of women in the developing world. We look forward to seeing all members from the local community who are passionate about womens' and girls' empowerment worldwide.

Cost: Event is $30 per person. Space is limited.
Please RSVP by noon, Thursday, October 15th by calling Square Deal at 503-226-9463. For further information about the event, contact Maura Conlon-McIvor, global maura at gmail dot com[1].

Check out the details for this unique event at http://www.squaredealwine.com/events [2]

Later the same night, New York Times Columnist and native Oregonian, Nicholas Kristof will be at the Bagdad Theater at 7pm. He speaks about his new book, "Half the Sky:Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," co-authored with his wife and fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, Sheryl WuDunn.

Make a full night of it. Plan to attend both events. Come to the Square Deal and then to the Bagdad Theater immediately after.

For more on the Kristof event at the Bagdad Theater, go to http://www.mercycorps.org/events/2009/09/08/16304 [3]

Location:
Square Deal Wine Company
2321 NW Thurman St
Portland, OR, OR 97210
United States

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Maura Conlon's picture

Half the Sky

We are so happy to receive such fabulous response to our event honoring HALF THE SKY by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn here in Portland, OR. So many of us are interested in HOW we can help out -- bit by bit. All of our voices together make the difference.

Maura Conlon-McIvor, Ph.D
author, founder and social change psychologist
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