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Rye Youth Council, Spring Benefit May 4th

Annabel Monaghan promises that in spite of the title, “Parenthood – State of the Union” will be a non-partisan speech. The bestselling local author, columnist and mother of three sons will bring her very own mix of clever humor and pointed observations to this year’s Rye Youth Council (RYC) Spring Luncheon.


The Luncheon will take place on May 4, 2017 at Shenorock Shore Club. Susan McGovern serves as the Honorary Chair and will be recognized at the event for her many years of service to the community. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets start at $130 and go to $5,000 for a table of ten.

“Annabel has a knack of putting into words what so many of us are going through”, says Lisa Dominici Faries, President of the RYC Board of Directors.

About Annabel Monaghan:
Annabel Monaghan's first book for adults, Does This Volvo Make My Butt Look Big? is a collection of humorous essays for moms based on her column that appears in TheWeek.com, The Huffington Post and The Rye Record. She is the author of two novels for young adults, A Girl Named Digit and Double Digit (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010 and 2012), and she is the co-author of Click! The Girls Guide to Knowing What You Want and Making It Happen (Simon and Schuster 2007). Annabel has a BA in English from Duke University and an MBA from The University of Pennsylvania. She teaches novel writing at The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Rye, New York with her husband and three sons.

About the Rye Youth Council:
The Rye Youth Council is a community nonprofit organization that has been part of Rye for over 50 years. Its mission is to advocate for the children, teens and families in the community, and to empower young people by helping them develop the tools they need to navigate the challenges of childhood and adolescence.


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