Betty Stauffer, E.D. of Literary Connects at DGT

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    When:
    December 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    2016-12-12T12:00:00-07:00
    2016-12-12T13:30:00-07:00
    Where:
    Dragon's View restaurant
    400 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    USA
    Cost:
    Free
    Betty Stauffer
    Betty Stauffer

    “A social worker from Cleveland, Ohio, Betty was Executive Director for Literacy Volunteers in Tucson since 2002.  Her work back in Ohio provided the base for the literacy services, as the root cause for socioeconomic problems associated with homelessness and poverty.  Literacy Connects also encourages the creative arts in adults and children.”

    Betty Stauffer is the Executive Director of Literary Connects:

    Literacy Connects is a Tucson nonprofit connecting people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression.

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    The Democrats of Greater Tucson’s meeting is held each Monday (except holidays) at 12 noon in a luncheon setting at Dragon’s View Restaurant. There is a required nominal charge of $3.50 for a beverage. An optional buffet lunch is available for just $10.00 that includes beverage and dessert. Both prices include tax and tip. Credit and Debit Cards are accepted, but will incur a $2.00 processing fee that is added to the price of your meal.

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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