The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank
Thursday, 05/28/2015 – 05/28/2015 06:00 pm – 09:15 pm
806 S. Douglas Road, South Tower Penthouse,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Cost: $125 per ticket, sponsorships available
The Education Fund to auction 180 pieces of original student, teacher art at the annual For the Love of Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration
6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at Douglas Entrance South Tower Penthouse in Coral Gables
WHAT: The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank, will showcase more than 180 original pieces of artwork created by Miami-Dade County public school students and teachers. This Children’s Trust sponsored event showcases artwork crafted from materials found at The Education Fund’s Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials, a warehouse with donated supplies where teachers can pick up free materials for classroom projects and for their students.
For the Love of Art features the Sapoznik Insurance Public School Alumni Achievement Awards, which honors 30 extraordinary community leaders who graduated from public schools.
In addition, the auction will feature more 120 luxury items, performances by the New World School of the Arts Alumni Jazz Combo, special drinks by Bacardi, and catering by the 2015 Teacher of the Year Chef Myrna Betancourt and her students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
EVENT TITLE: The Education Fund For the Love of Art Annual Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration
BENEFITTING: Miami Dade County public school art programs and The Education Fund’s Ocean Bank Center
WHEN: Thursday, May 28
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Douglas Entrance, South Tower Penthouse
806 S. Douglas Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Valet and self-parking available
WHY: The annual charity event supports and raises funds for The Education Fund, which has acted on the belief that the quality of public schools must be the top priority for our community. Working with the private sector for 26 years, The Education Fund has raised more than $50 million to support and improve public schools with an emphasis on designing and implementing innovative initiatives. The goal is to ensure that every child learns, graduates and succeeds.
Tickets are $125 per person. Available at EducationFund.org and at the event.
Call 305-558-4544, ext. 107
CONNECT: The Education Fund Website: www.educationfund.org
Like The Education Fund on Facebook at www.facebook.com/educationfundmiami.
Follow us on Twitter @EducationFund. The event hashtag is #edfundart
Event Sponsors: Ocean Bank, Sapoznik Insurance, The Children’s Trust, Douglas Entrance Bacardi, CBS4