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Summer in the City! FIRE Happy Hour in New York on June 16
A reminder to all of our New York City friends and supporters that FIRE will be co-hosting a happy hour with the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression and the National Coalition Against Censorship next Thursday, June 16. Join us on the Lower East Side at The Porch, 115 Avenue C, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. to meet fellow liberty lovers and catch up with FIRE friends! There will be a cash bar and appetizers served. The event is open to the public, so feel free to bring your friends. For more details or to R.S.V.P., email firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!
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