Lydia Academy Hosting Fundraiser to Help Transform Rockford

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Leadership Rockford has partnered with Lydia Urban Academy and will be hosting the 2nd Annual Night of Many Dances Fundraiser, for the Rockford area. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 6:00-9:00pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant, 610 N. Bell School Road, Rockford, IL 61107.

Leadership Rockford is a program created over 50 years ago by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce to enhance awareness of business, government and civic issues and opportunities through an interactive process and motivate direct involvement in business and community leadership. The collaboration with LYDIA Urban Academy will raise funds providing students with scholarships,giving students a second chance to achieve success in earning their high school diploma.

“Lydia has opened my eyes to the workplace and made me realize the importance of work and that it is not a game. They have also helped me realize how important it is to have a diploma to accomplish my goals in life,” says a Lydia student.

The Night of Many Dances will entertain your mind as you witness an array of multi-cultural dance groups from the Rockford area and touch your heart as you learn how a Change in Education will Change the Community. Join us as we celebrate our community’s diversity, our uniqueness, and our connection with each other. LYDIA Urban Academy is a NCA accredited, non-traditional, Christian high school whose purpose is to serve students who are not succeeding in the traditional school system. LYDIA is a high school diploma program with a unique focus on character education, work readiness, life skills training, and mentoring.

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