Sunday, February 3, 2013
Upload snapshots of your fancy hats, prizes and good times Saturday at Emagine Royal Oak during the fourth annual Berkley Education Foundation fundraiser.
The Berkley Education Foundation held its fourth annual "Off to the Races" fundraiser Saturday and we want to see who had the most fabulous hat during the simulated horse-racing event! Upload your photos and don't forget to leave a comment to tell us about the prizes you won during the silent auction, which included donations from Berkley businesses McCourt's Music, Vinsetta Garage, Atomic Dawg and more. Proceeds from "Off to the Races" – held at the Emagine Royal Oak theater and entertainment complex – will benefit the Berkley School District.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The annual Berkley Education Foundation fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Emagine Royal Oak theater and entertainment complex.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The fourth annual Berkley Education Foundation fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 and have a new, lower price.
The Berkley Education Foundation is shaking up its annual "Off to the Races" fundraiser with a new venue, lower price and casual attitude. The fourth annual event will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Emagine theater and entertainment complex in Royal Oak and tickets will cost $25, Berkley School District Board of Education member Mary Jo Israel said during Monday night's board meeting. "Off to the Races" previously has been held at the Silver Garden in Southfield and cost $30. "We're excited about the energy in the new building," Israel said. "It will be a very casual, fun night." The evening will include appetizers, all-you-can-eat pizza, a cash bar, a silent auction and simulated horse racing, Israel said. Tickets are not yet available. …
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Send Berkley Patch an e-mail to tell us all about the fun – and fundraising – Saturday during the annual Berkley Education Foundation event.
The Berkley Education Foundation's third annual "Off to the Races" fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Silver Garden in Southfield and we're putting a call out to you, dear readers, to give us a first-hand look inside the event. Once you recover from the evening – which will include dinner, a cash bar, a silent auction and simulated horse racing – take some time this potentially snowy Sunday to shoot an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us about your experience. Or, snap a photo and send it along! We want to see your fancy hats! Please include the name of the photographer and a description of what's happening in the photo (identify the subjects, if possible). We look forward to seeing what kind of fun you have! Off to…
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Berkley Education Foundation's annual fundraiser will mix simulated horse racing with auctions and dinner.
The Berkley Education Foundation hopes its third annual Off to the Races fundraiser Saturday will raise enough money to help purchase an iPad for every classroom in the Berkley School District. The event is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Silver Garden in Southfield. A $30 ticket gets you into the event, which will feature dinner, a cash bar, a silent auction and simulated horse racing. Organizer Sue Zbozen-McAlpine said prizes and auction items at the casual, adults-only affair will include tickets to see the Detroit Tigers, Pistons and Red Wings; a beautiful mirror from Tootie and Tallulah's; an electric guitar from McCourt's Music; a weekend getaway at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, which recently received a AAA four-diamond rating; …