VBCPS - Charting the Course
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erica Yelland
Date: 01/29/18 Phone: 757.263.1017
News Release No. 035 Fax: 757.263.1010
Email: erica.yelland@vbschools.com

VBEF Pearls of Wisdom event
scheduled for April 14

The Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) will host its ninth annual Pearls of Wisdom Oyster Roast and Barbecue Saturday, April 14, from 1-5 p.m. at the 24th Street Park at the Virginia Beach oceanfront. All proceeds support the Foundation's Adopt A+ Grants program.

Adult tickets are available for $40 through Feb. 16. Ticket prices increase to $55 Feb. 17. Tickets for children ages 6-12 are $15.

Each ticket to the VBEF fundraiser includes an all-you-can-eat buffet of raw and roasted oysters, pork BBQ, fried fish and chicken, clam chowder and beverages. There will also be free entertainment from the band Wonderland and a live auction.

The VBEF awarded $150,000 in grants, the most ever bestowed at one time, to deserving teachers this school year in honor of its 25th anniversary.

Pearls of Wisdom tickets may be purchased online at www.vbef.org. For questions about the event or purchasing tickets, contact VBEF Coordinator Debbie Griffey at 757-263-1337 or debbie.griffey@vbschools.com.

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