By Staff Reports
DELRAY BEACH – (July 24, 2012) C. Ron Allen’s Knights of Pythagoras Mentoring Network will kick off its 20th anniversary this year with a celebratory reception on Thursday, July 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Breathe restaurant, 401 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL.
Purchase your tickets online for $15 at www.kopmn.org or at the door for $20. Price of admission includes one free cocktail and appetizers.
The Knights of Pythagoras Mentoring Network, founded by Allen, a former crime reporter for the South Florida Sun Sentinel, is a grassroots character-building program for children ages 7 to 17 in Palm Beach and Broward counties. Since its inception in 1991, the award- winning and decorated program has taught underserved students by promoting a healthy lifestyle through positive peer and community leadership. The camaraderie enjoyed by these young men and ladies help each discover the hero within.
KOP also will host a barbecue competition on Saturday, August 11 at the Delray Beach Roots festival at Atlantic and SW 9th avenues. Proceeds benefit KOP. For information on any of the events, call 561-306-6999.