Author Helen Thorpe Speaks At Dcis Foundation Fall Fundraiser

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DCIS Foundation says
We are pleased to announce that the DCIS Foundation's annual fall fundraiser is on the books! Here's what you'll find at this year's event:

**Guest speaker Helen Thorpe, award-winning author of "Just Like Us," will speak about the experiences of four young Mexican girls coming of age in America
**A student panel featuring DCIS-Montbello and DCIS-Baker students who will discuss topics related to immigration
**A silent auction featuring great trips and get-aways, art, spa treatments, restaurant meals, classes and lots of other goodies
**Food donated by Denver-area restaurants, and cocktails

The event will take place at the Grant Family Education Center at Four Mile Historic Park. The main parking lot is located on the north side of the Grant Family Education Center, facing Exposition Avenue. Parking spaces for those with disabilities are available close to the main entrance.

Food, cocktails and silent auction start at 6:00 p.m.
Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets:
$35: general admission
$25: students, staff and alumni
Visit EventBrite to purchase:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcis-foundation-fall-event-tickets-27758428206

Please join us Nov. 2 for this fun and memorable event to benefit the DCIS Foundation! Proceeds will support our scholarship program for the upcoming school year.

About Helen:
Helen Thorpe is an award-winning journalist who lives in Denver, Colorado. Her magazine work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Texas Monthly, and 5280.

Her first book, JUST LIKE US: THE TRUE STORY OF FOUR MEXICAN GIRLS COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA, was published in 2009. It won the Colorado Book Award and was named one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post.

Her second book, SOLDIER GIRLS: THE BATTLES OF THREE WOMEN AT HOME AND AT WAR, was published in 2014. TIME named it the number one nonfiction book of the year, and The New York Times said: “Through minute, almost claustrophobic, detail — using military and medical records, as well as therapists’ notes and personal correspondence —Thorpe achieves a staggering intimacy with her subjects.”

Learn more at www.helenthorpe.com
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By: DCIS Foundation

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