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Communities in Schools-Bay Area
News Release
Monday, January 30, 2012

Raise a Glass Event Honors Dropout Prevention  Partners

Communities In Schools-Bay Area (CIS-Bay Area) will honor its community partners at the "Raise a Glass to CIS" event on April 16 at Bay Oaks Country Club. The honored partners help CIS-Bay Area, a dropout prevention program serving 12 schools in Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts, to keep "at risk" children in school.

The "Raise a Glass to CIS" event will be a part of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament being held at the same time. Wine will be served at 3:30 p.m., followed by the tournament's awards dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Honored for their work with CIS-Bay Area will be Interfaith Caring Ministries, Assistance League of the Bay Area, M. I. Lewis Service Center, Special Spaces, Bay Area Turning Point, Dr. Melissa Sommers of NASA Vision and Cindy Castille, DDS. Each of these partners are resources used by CIS-Bay Area to serve its students.

Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Tickets are $50 per person. For seating and more information, contact Angela Jenkins at 281-486-6698 or

"Raise a Glass for CIS" event organizers are (from left) Kimberly Fleming of Maxim Group, Tracy Ferree of Advanced Laser Vision, event chairman Susan Bailey of Interfaith Caring Ministries and Janet Summers and Angela Jenkins of Communities In Schools-Bay Area. Not pictured is Terri Divine of Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services.

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