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Former competitive gymnast Sarah Klein to speak at ZCenter fundraising event

Sarah Klein
Sarah Klein

GURNEE – The Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center will host its fourth annual Taste of the Town to support the center Nov. 6.

The event will feature guest speaker Sarah Klein.

Klein is an attorney and an advocate for victims of sexual abuse. She is a former competitive gymnast and the first known survivor of former U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team doctor and now-convicted serial criminal Larry Nassar.

Klein is an alumna of Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Global Entrepreneurship program.

In July 2018, she received ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Support the ZCenter while tasting amazing bites from the area’s best restaurants.

The night includes survivor speakers, a silent auction, fund-a-need paddle raise, and a mystery raffle, as well as fan-favorite Heads or Tails.

The event will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6 at The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago. Attire for Taste of the Town is business-cocktail.

Valet parking at The Drake Hotel is available for a reduced rate of $26 for the event.

To register, call Emily Prey by Oct. 25 at 847-244-1187 or e-mail eprey@zcenter.org.

For information on how to stay involved with ZCenter, visit www.zcenter.org.

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