BRIDGING THE GAP AFRICA CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND…
The Jack Aknin Memorial Bridge Gala
The Tech Museum
Friday, October 19th, 2012
The Jack Aknin Memorial Bridge Gala will raise funds for Bridging the Gap Africa (BTGA) to build a bridge in Kenya in honor of Jack Aknin. Jack lost his battle with Melanoma on April 27, 2011. Jack’s dear friend Harmon Parker, founder of BTGA, builds beautiful suspended footbridges across the many rivers of a walking world, saving lives everyday.
Guests will enjoy fantastic African decor, foods prepared by the best local chefs, wine tasting, African cocktails, music, silent auction, dancing, and exciting surprises.
Ways to Contribute
Additional monies raised will go into the BTGA general fund.
- Harmon Parker, Founder, Bridging The Gap Africa & Top-Ten CNN Hero, 2010
- Barton Newton, California State Bridge Engineer
- David Whitman, Vice President, Tech Awards
* JAMBO! is the Swahili word for "Hello!"
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