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POST-GAZETTE,. JULY 8, 2011 Page 9 , i ..... , .... " The Socially Set bgJqilda M. Morrill .J Pictured at The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum 20 th Anniversary Celebration are: (back, left to right) Sally Cottingham, Joel Alvord, Pamela Humphrey, Stephanie Warburg, and Sally Miller; (front, left to right) Susie Halligan and Lisa Schmid Alvord. (Photo. by Roger Farrington) The Reading Room at the Boston Public Library was the venue for the "20 th Anniversary Celebration and Recognition Dinner" for The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum. The special evening featured dinner, festivities, dancing and more. The Courage Curriculum honors the life of Max Ann Gund, Suzanne Bloomberg and Alicia Winn, left to right, at The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum 20 th Anniversary Celebration. (Photo by Roger Farrington) Real Estate Matto Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals 376 North Street Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523-2100 * Fax (617) 523-3530 Warburg, a courageous eleven-year-old who lost his battle with leukemia in 1991. Max's ability to con- tinue to enjoy life and his steadfast determination and heartfelt hope in the face of a deadly disease were an inspiration to all who knew him. Feeling that their son's example would be an endur- ing message of courage, Stephanie and Jonathan "Warburg worked with the Boston Public Schools and educators from across the country to develop and create the Courage Curriculum. The'language arts cur- riculum invites young people to explore their own capacity to act courageously. The core of the curriculum is the reading of award-win- ning, age-approprlate books that stress the theme of courage in the lives of chil- dren and young adults. For more information about The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum, please call 617-373-7399 or visit www. maxcourage, org. ....... The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on the Fenway continues its free "Neighborhood Nights: Sum- mer Sensation" events on Thursday, July 21 and Thursday, August 4 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. I DIAMONDS 1 ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. Bldg. Jim (617) 263-7766 Fred Warburg, David Almquist and Jonathan Warburg, left to right. Everyone's invited to the Gardner for "free summer evenings of art, music and fun." Families are welcome. We are all invited to cel- ebrate the sultry summer with an evening of art, ideas and dreams. Bring the family for an evening of summer fun, stories and your favorite art. Take a peek at Isabella Stewart Gardner's travels to Egypt and imagine your own journey to the East. Then, discover fantastic stories and art from Egypt on a scav- enger hunt, create your own works of art, and be ener- gized by live music from the courtyard. The Museum notes that these events are extremely popular and there may be a (Photo by Roger Farrington) wait to enter the museum due to capacity restrictions. Bank of America is the official School and Commu- nity Partnerships sponsor of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Additional funding for Neighborhood Nights is generously provided by the Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation and The Yawkey Foundation. The Gardner Museum receives operating support from the Massachu- setts Cultural Council. For more information, visit ....... National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman recently an- nounced the four recipients of the "2011 NEA Opera Hon- (Continued on Page 13) Alex SaltonstaU, Sukey Forbes Bigham, Michael Bigham and Laura Saltonstall, left to right, at The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum 20 th Anniversary Celebration. (Photo by Roger Farrington) 0 JUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY 781.589.7347 J USTINE.YANDLE@GMAIL,COM WWWJ USTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM