You are invited to join America’s Foundation for Chess for lunch on January 17th 2017; help us welcome the Queen of Katwe, Phiona Mutesi, chess coach, Robert Katende and The Principal, Salome Thomas-EL. We will be gathering at noon at the Meydenbauer Center for an enjoyable fundraiser. The event with include lunch and interviews with Ugandan Chess Champion, Phiona Mutesi and her coach, Robert Katende. Followed by the inspiring speaker Salome Thomas-EL, aka The Principal.
Proceeds from the event will help children become critical and creative thinkers by providing the First Move chess program to second and third graders across the United States; and by building a new Chess Academy in Katwe, Uganda for students of all ages.
Online ticket sales close on Thursday, Jan 12, 2017. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket please contact America’s Foundation for Chess Director of Development, Anne Tyler email@example.com.
To learn more about the Katwe Chess Academy: http://www.sportsoutreach.net/projects/special-project-katwe-chess-academy/
To learn more about the First Move program: https://www.af4c.org/why-first-move
Queen of Katwe Trailer: https://youtu.be/z4l3-_yub5A