Author Janet Lawler will appear at Ooh La La! Boutique's Gather, Sip n' Shop fundraiser at 80 Memorial Road, Blue Back Square, West Hartford, this Thursday, Feb. 23rd from 5-8 PM. Both Janet and Ooh La La! will donate a portion of sales to the non-profit Read to a Child. In addition, patrons donating a new children's book to Read to a Child (either one they bring with them or purchase from Janet) will be entered into a drawing for a store gift certificate.
Read to a Child in Connecticut serves over 140 kindergarten through grade four at-risk children in Hartford, New Britain, and New Haven public schools.