Billy’s Downtown Diner Hosts Fundraiser for Allentown School District

Local dining hotspot presents a night of fun, food and dance to raise money for schools
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. - March 18, 2014 - PRLog -- ALLENTOWN, Penn. – Billy’s Downtown Diner, a well-known eatery with locations in Bethlehem and Allentown, PA, owned by popular restauranteur and published author Billy Kounoupis, is proud to announce a fundraising event for the Allentown School District. The event will take place on Friday, April 4 after regular business hours and is open to those donors seeking to benefit the Allentown Middle School Ballroom Dance program.

Those attending the fundraising event will be met with a night of great food, family fun and exciting opportunities. Guests will enjoy an all inclusive three course prix fixe menu, a silent auction, a presentation by the Ballroom Dance Competitors, and the opportunity to dine with Allentown’s mayor,  Ed Pawlowski.  The three course prix fixe menu includes:

Appetizers- Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine

Harvest Salad- Tossed Greens with Bleu Cheese Crumbled, Crumbled Bacon, Dried Cranberries in Balsamic Vinaigrette

Entree's; Nola Chicken- free range chicken breast marinated in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, with fresh herbs and seasonings over a bed of fresh sautéed spinach topped with sun-dried tomatoes and served with roasted Mediterranean potatoes

Grilled Salmon with a Lemon Dill Sauce, served over wild rice and steamed broccoli florets

Dessert; Greek Yogurt Cheese Cake drizzled with honey, crushed walnuts and fresh strawberries

Beverages,  Coffee, Tea, Soda and BYOB

Billy’s Downtown Diner will play host to ballroom dancers from the Allentown Middle Schools who will provide entertainment to those guests enjoying the event.“The event will benefit the Middle School Ballroom Dance program, one of the many programs supported by the Allentown School District Foundation.  The mission of the ASD Foundation is to provide innovative and enriching programs and experiences for Allentown students.  The Middle School Ballroom Dance program exemplifies the Foundation’s mission, providing a unique experience for the students involved, as well as for their families and the community.”

“The fine arts are an integral part of our culture and I believe that they should be supported by the community," said Billy Kounoupis. “I am excited to open my doors to the community for the first time in over 13 years to host a unique dinner experience to support funding for the arts, at which our guests will be able to experience them firsthand. It’s my hope that people will see the importance of art, music, food and dance in our schools andcontinue to benefit the arts programs through events like this.”

The prices for the tickets vary.  Tickets purchased before Monday, March 31st are $40.00 per person or $50.00 per person at the door.  Diners may also sit at the mayor’s table for $100.00 a ticket.

Billy’s Downtown Diner is located at 840 Hamilton St., in Allentown, PA 18101. For more information regarding the Allentown School District Fundraising Event,  to secure a table or to contribute to the event, please contact Billy’s Downtown Diner at its Allentown location at 610-432-5484 (tel:610-432-5484) and ask for Sherri.

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Tags:Arts, Ballroom Dance, Fundraiser, Billys Downtown Diner, ASD Foundation
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Location:Allentown - Pennsylvania - United States
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