Dearborn Heights, Mich. – Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) will host the fourth annual “Taste of the Town” fundraiser event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Attendees will be able to sample a wide variety of delicious food items from local restaurants and have an opportunity to win valuable prizes donated by area businesses. Rain or shine, the community is welcome to attend this indoor school event which is located at 466 N. John Daly in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.
Shelley Boatright, DHMC’s communications coordinator, advises people to purchase tickets in advance for this sell-out event. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Children under three years of age are free. Ample parking is available.
Providing food for this year’s event are Antonio’s Cucina Italiana, Applebee’s, Bangkok 96, Cutter’s Restaurant, Dearborn Sausage, Del Taco, Jimmy Johns, Mexican Fiesta, Morsels of Traverse City, Papa Romano’s, Panera, Pizzapapalis, Rio Wraps, and others.
Businesses contributing prizes for the gift basket drawings include Creatopia Pottery, Dearborn Racquet and Health Club, English Gardens, Entertainment Express, Gordon Food Service, Om Spa, Upstairs Downstairs Remodeling and many more. Prize baskets will include a variety of items from toys to event tickets to electronics, featuring an iPad and XBox 360. There will also be a special raffle for a cruise from Corporate Travel, a seven course meal for 20 people at Antonio’s Cuciana Italiana, and a $500 tuition voucher from DHMC.
Proceeds raised at this year’s event will be used to help fund Dearborn Heights Montessori’s upper elementary educational trips to Rock Glen, Chicago and Washington, D.C., and to support the needs of the school’s classroom teachers.
For more details and to request tickets for “Taste of the Town,” call 313-359-3000 or email [email protected].
About Dearborn Heights Montessori Center
Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) is a non-profit educational community founded in 1972. Now in its fourth decade, DHMC is the largest and longest-established Montessori school in western Wayne County. Programs include toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school as well as summer programs and academic tutoring. Day care and latchkey are also available for enrolled children. DHMC has received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society, Michigan Montessori Society, and the Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS). DHMC preschool and latchkey programs, along with its satellites Livonia Montessori Center and Plymouth-Canton Montessori School, are licensed by the Michigan Division of Child and Adult Licensing.