Education & Career Dev.
Category: Education, Colleges & Career
Savannah Business Journal Staff Report
March 14, 2017 - Veritas Academy has announced its annual spring fundraising event, ‘A Taste of the Classics,’ set for Friday, March 31.
Participants may choose from one of these restaurants for dinner: The Olde Pink House, Boar’s Head Grill & Tavern, Cha Bella, Vic’s on the River, The Shrimp Factory, The Pirates’ House, DeSoto Grille and The Collins Quarter. Menus are available at www.veritassavannah.org/atotc-2017.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. as guests enjoy a trolley ride to some of Savannah’s most notable restaurants for traditional menu favorites.
Following the meal, guests will be taken by trolley to The Club at Savannah Harbor where they will enjoy classic southern desserts. The evening will conclude with an entertainment program featuring classical dramatic and musical performances by Veritas Academy’s students, a live auction, and raffle games.
“We are so grateful for the support from these restaurants and our community,” said Candace Brodmann, event chairperson. “We are hoping to raise $30,000 to benefit Veritas Academy, which relies entirely on tuition revenue and private donations from family and friends, charitable foundations and business partners in order to operate the independent school for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students.”
Prizes to be awarded are valued up to $1,200 and include a golf packages from The Club at Savannah Harbor and the Wilmington Island Club; jewelry from Kay Jewelers, metalpressions.com and Cameron Kruze; a Terra Cotta handbag with a pair of KREWE sunglasses; a GoPro/drone package and a stainless steel cooker donated by Alloy Industrial Contractors.
Dinner seating is limited and some venues may sell out. Ticket prices are $50 for dinner, the program and dessert, or $35 without dinner. There will a live auction with items such as a Folley Beach B&B two night getaway, charter fishing trip, Disney tickets, a private catered party for 12 with harpist, a day of sailing on a 42’ Catalina, and a Key West weekend with sunset water-sports package.
Veritas Academy is located at 25 W. Oglethorpe Lane in downtown Savannah. The school’s mission is to assist parents in the education of their children by cultivating truth, goodness, and beauty in students through a distinctly Christ-centered, classical, and covenantal education. The organization relies entirely on tuition revenue and private donations from family and friends of the school, charitable foundations and business partners.
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