Frank De Lima headlines UH Hilo Library fundraiser

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Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The Edwin H. Mookini Library at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo hosts Tea with Tutu: A Fundraising Event Featuring Frank De Lima, on Sunday, March 20, noon-3 p.m. in the UH Hilo Campus Center Dining Room.

As “Tutu,” De Lima will offer a unique and humorous perspective on libraries, books and librarians. Light refreshments will be served. There will also be door prizes, including an iPad and numerous autographed books by the authors.

Proceeds from the event will support the Library’s vision to provide excellence in academic library services and collections for the students and faculty of UH Hilo and Hawai‘i Community College, as well as the Big Island community.

Advance tickets are $50, $25 of which is tax-deductible. Checks and credit cards are accepted. Preferred tables of six are available in advance for $300. Local service organizations that purchase a table of six for $300 will be mentioned in the program. All tax-deductible donations will also be acknowledged by the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.

Contact Michelle Sylvester at 974-7759 or libadmin@hawaii.edu by March 16 to ensure availability and advance prices. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.


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