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  • American Lung Association to honor Senator Carper at gala

  • The American Lung Association in Delaware will honor U.S. Senator Tom Carper during the 18th annual Breath of Spring Gala on May 18.
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  • The American Lung Association in Delaware will honor U.S. Senator Tom Carper during the 18th annual Breath of Spring Gala on May 18.
    The gala will be held from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 Market St., Wilmington. Senator Carper will be recognized for his ongoing support for the organization. The theme of this year's gala is "The Great Gatsby." Single, first-timer tickets are $130; Single, regular tickets, $150; Couples, first-timer tickets, $260; Couples, regular tickets, $300; VIP tickets are $250. VIP guests will be able to attend a cocktail hour with Senator Carper. The VIP reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
    Senator Carper chairs the Senate's Committee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Carper has also been a regular participant in the Caesar Rodney Half Marathon and 5K Run, an event that benefits the American Lung Association in Delaware. Free street parking will be available in the Colonial Parking garage at 405 King St., for $5. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call (302) 737-6414 ext. 23 or visit www.lunginfo.org/degala.

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