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Community - April 28, 2010

Briefs: CORA benefit at Menlo Circus Club

CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse) will hold a fundraiser, "Spring Awakening," from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton.

A cocktail reception will be followed by a program honoring state Sen. Leland Yee for his advocacy on behalf of domestic violence agencies. Andy Grove's family foundation, the Grove Foundation, will be honored for its investment in CORA's mission to end domestic violence.

Television personality Lloyd LaCuestra will be master of ceremonies and Bay Area comedian and political satirist Will Durst will perform.

Tickets are $150 per person. For more information, call Maria Stein, 652-0800, ext. 112.

Ragazzi at Sequoias

The Ragazzi Boys Chorus will present "Songs from the Heart" at 7 p.m. Friday, May 7, in Hanson Hall at The Sequoias in Portola Valley.

The more than 60 Ragazzi choristers will sing music from famous operas and Broadway musicals. They will be accompanied by soprano Jennifer Cowgill.

The concert is free and open to the public. The Sequoias is located at 501 Portola Road in Portola Valley. For more information, call 851-1501.

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