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Teacher Gerri Browner and preschool student Caroline Lu, 2, play with plastic dinosaurs April 11 at the Falls Church-McLean Children's Center. (Photo by Brian Trompeter)

A fundraiser for the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center will be held Tuesday, July 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host restaurant in McLean.

The event is sponsored by the Community Charity Champions initiative of HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty. Approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from the sale of food and drink will support the children’s center, if participants bring in a promotional flyer available at www.hbcgroupkw.com.

“The event will help us to provide an affordable yet enriching early-education program, with all the components that help young children build their fundamental skills,” said Crystal Jean, the center’s executive director.

Sponsors of the event include Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty; Marcus Simon of EKKO Title; Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post; Kathy and Justin Neal of the Neal Team/US Bank; Jim Harris of BOWA; the McLean Chamber of Commerce; and Moe Jebali of Pulcinella Italian Host.

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