y celebrating a different letter of the alphabet every year, the Indy Reads Alphabet Affair raises funds to help make Indianapolis 100% literate.
Thank you to our donors and sponsors for making our 16th Alphabet Affair a true success! Your enthusiasm, passion, and generosity are truly appreciated.
This year, we raised over $76,000, a new record!
This year, we celebrated the letter “P” on April 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency.
It was a party with a purpose! During the event, we presented our Literacy Leaders Hall of Fame Award to the Community Foundation of Boone County and the Duke Energy Foundation for their powerful and positive support of Indy Reads.
Please do plan to participate next year! Our 2015 Alphabet Affair will be Saturday, April 25th, 2015!
This year’s event included activities such as:
Walk the Plank Arrival. Reception with a Pina-Colada cash bar. “A-Z” Silent Auction opens with many pleasant items. Spinshot Pirate themed Photobooth. Paper doll workshop with Mab Graves and JUMBLE Puzzles live with Jeff Knurek. PLUS, a steel drum band provided by the Chatterbox and a Popcorn bar courtesy of Just Pop In.
Our palatable menu was presented by Chef David Barrett:
Prawn, Pea and Peppadew Paella
Purple Beet Salad with Sugared Pecans, Pecorino, and Prosecco Vinaigrette
Molasses Salt Brined Pork Chop, Pearl Onions, Parsnip Mash, Purple Carrots, and Pattie Pan Squash
Port Wine Chocolate Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Sauce
Signature P Cocktails: Pina Coladas and a Pinot Paradise Punch with Pinot Grigio, Peach Schnapps, Perrier, Grapefruit Juice, & Peach Slice over ice.
We had some pretty photogenic philanthropists this year!
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