PRLog - March 21, 2012 - PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia, PA March 21, 2012: The Philadelphia elementary school that made headlines by raising $15,000 in less than 24 hours, weeks before Christmas, is now set to present three major fundraisers that offer social and cultural outlets for the community. On Friday April 13th, the Meredith School Auction: “It’s Your Lucky Night” will take place from 7pm-11pm at the IATSE Ballroom located at 2401 Swanson Street. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. The ticket price includes a free dinner, drinks, and opportunity to bid on fantastic prizes that were all donated or handmade by the students, teachers, and parents. “This is the one time of year when everyone gets a chance to participate,”
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Then on Sunday May 6 from 3pm-6pm, the Philadelphia Burger Brawl, also benefitting Meredith Elementary, will take place at Fleisher Art Memorial located at 719 Catherine Street. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.phillyburgerbrawl.com. The ticket price includes burger samples, drinks, and your chance to vote as twenty burger chefs from Philadelphia restaurants will battle it out, before celebrity judges, to see who has the best hamburger in the city. The Philadelphia Burger Brawl is sponsored by Rogue restaurant owner Rob Wasserman whose son attends Meredith Elementary School. The proceeds will go toward building the school’s computer lab. “We are fortunate to have resourceful families at Meredith who are capable of coming up with innovative and fun fundraising ideas,” says Cindy Farlino, Meredith’s Principal. “These creative fundraisers ease some of the pressure we have trying to do more with less in these tight economic times.”
For more information on any of these fundraisers, contact the school at (215) 351-7360. You can also log onto the Meredith Home & School Website at http://meredithmatters.org. All media inquiries should be directed to Leslie Patterson Tyler at Leslie@TylerMadePR.com or (609) 247-2632.
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