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Havana Nights 2014

Time: September 18, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm
Location: The Arts Garage
Street: 180 NE 1st Street
City/Town: Delray Beach
Website or Map: http://www.avdaonline.org/hav…
Phone: 561-450-6357
Event Type: music
Organized By: Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc.
Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2014

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Event Description

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc. (AVDA) is excited to present “Havana Nights – An Evening of Music and Mojitos”, on Thursday, September 18th at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach.  The fundraiser will feature Miami-based musical group - Bohemia Cuban Music. Bohemia plays the traditional music of Cuba – danzon, bolero, cha cha cha – with a unique, fresh approach.

 

The cocktail reception will begin at 7 pm followed by the performance at 8 pm at the Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st Street in Delray Beach. Tickets are limited, and are $75 per person. Tables are available. Tickets for Havana Nights may be purchased through The Arts Garage www.artsgarage.org or by calling 561-450-6357.

 

Liz Quirantes of CBS 12 News will host the evening, which includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from Atlantic Avenue’s Cabana el Rey restaurant.

 

“Domestic abuse crosses all social, economic, sexual orientation, race and cultural lines; and without intervention can result in life-threatening consequences,” said AVDA’s President and CEO, Pam O’Brien.  “It is our hope that events like Havana Nights will help raise awareness of the issue, as well as funds for AVDA’s programs and services.

 

Sponsors of the evening include Steven R. Braten PA, Charles Schwab, Boca Raton Magazine, Delray Magazine, the Pineapple Community Newspaper, Cabana el Ray and Leblon Natural Cane Cachaca Brazil.

 

“Much like AVDA, our firm's objective is to make the community a better place to live,” stated Steven R. Braten, Managing Attorney at Steven R. Braten, PA. “We are pleased to support AVDA through sponsorship of this great evening, for a worthy cause.”

Proceeds from Havana Nights will directly benefit AVDA’s 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter and Casa Vegso transitional housing facility as well as the outreach, educational and prevention programs offered by AVDA throughout Palm Beach County.

 

AVDA promotes violence-free relationships and social change by offering alternative choices to end violence and domestic abuse.  For more information about Havana Nights or AVDA’s services, please visit www.avdaonline.org or call (561) 265-3797.

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