Berkley Education Foundation Hosts 4th Annual Off to the Races Fundraiser
Berkley Education Foundation - Off to the Races Fundraiser
The Berkley Education Foundation is pleased to announce its 4th annual Off to the Races fundraiser. Off to the Races will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Emagine Theater in Royal Oak. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, event begins at 7 pm. Parking is free and reserved - look for signs near the Emagine parking structure for the BEF.
This annual simulated horse racing event raises funds for the Berkley School District. Event-goers enjoy cheering for horses as a live announcer calls the races.
There are many ways to be involved in Off to the Races:
1. Join in the fun! Attend Off to the Races for $25. Tickets include hors d'oeuvres, pizza, horse racing, a silent auction and cash bar. Tickets are available in all Berkley school offices, at the Huntington Woods Rec Center, and at the door.
2. Buy a horse! Buy and name a horse to race in the one of twelve races taking place during the evening. Horses are $25 - limited quantity - get yours now.
3. Sponsor a race! Sponsor one of twelve races taking place during the evening for $250. Your name will be mentioned frequently at the event.
The purpose of the BEF is to help maintain and enhance educational opportunities and programs for Berkley students. The most recent BEF contribution to the district was purchasing iPads for all teachers to be used in classrooms to enhance instruction.
Forms to buy horses and sponsor a race are available on the BEF website here: http://www.berkleyschools.org/pages/51074/off-to-the-races