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Latimer House fund-raiser set for LGA hotel

Parks & Recreation’s Historic House Trust invites New Yorkers to attend a fundraising gala to benefit the Latimer Museum Building Fund at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 139-20 39th Ave.

The Latimer House was the home of Lewis H. Latimer, an African American intellectual who was a pioneer in the field of electricity, working closely with Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison.

The Latimer Fund is embarking on a $150,000 campaign to open and staff the Latimer Historic House and Museum. Individual donations are $75. A table of 10 can be reserved for $750. For more information, call Francesca Romano at 212-360-8249.

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