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Holly Robinson Peete to speak at HARC gala

Holly Robinson Peete will lead a Nov. 30 party to benefit disabled people.

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Holly Robinson Peete will lead a Nov. 30 party to benefit disabled people.

Actor Holly Robinson Peete will headline a Nov. 30 gala for the Hillsborough Achievement and Resource Centers at the TPepin Hospitality Centre, at 4121 N 50th St. in Tampa.

The Philanthropic Women of HARC, a leadership network of community-minded women making a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities, will host the "Hollywood Glam" gala at 7 p.m.

WTVT-Ch. 13 personalities Charley Belcher and Laura Moody will also appear.

Robinson Peete has served as an activist for those with developmental disabilities. On a recent appearance on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, she raised money for the HollyRod Foundation.

Organized by her and husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, HollyRod provides assistance for those dealing with the effects of Parkinson's disease and support for children with autism.

The Philanthropic Women of HARC looks forward to launching the new group as part of the event.

For information and tickets, visit hillsarc.com or call (813) 931-9100.

Holly Robinson Peete to speak at HARC gala 11/22/12 [Last modified: Monday, November 19, 2012 12:32pm]
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