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Dinner/concert to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County

Donna Singer
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January 22, 2014

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Jazz vocalist Donna Singer, a native and former resident of Sullivan County, will perform with The Doug Richards Trio at a dinner-concert event to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County on Friday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Nadia’s Hungarian Buffet, 222 Main St.

Singer, an international jazz recording artist now based in West Palm Beach, is reuniting with the Doug Richards Trio. Bassist Doug Richards, pianist Billy Alfred, and drummer Mike Cervone combine their years of experience to create exciting jazz.

The Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County 501(c)(3) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a variety of free services to help people achieve personal goals through literacy. Through a trained corps of volunteer tutors, it is their mission to foster and enhance family literacy, assist adults functioning at low levels of literacy, and further proficiency in English as a second language. It is the goal of Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County to help adults obtain reading, writing and speaking skills to improve the quality of their lives. Connie Keller is the executive director and they are located at 63 North Street, Monticello NY, 845/794-0017.

Tickets cost $20 per person and include Nadia’s all-you-can-eat buffet. The event is BYOB. For tickets and reservations, call Keller at 845/794-0017 or call Nadia’s at 845/693-5104.