Friday, April 28, 2017
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
501 Brooker Creek Blvd
Support Two Great Charities
The Upper Tampa Bay Education Foundation's 3rd annual Derby Night: Race to Support Education will be on Friday, April 28th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Nielsen Ballroom, 501 Brooker Creek Boulevard, Oldsmar. The event will benefit two great local charities – the Children’s Home Network's SEEDS program and the UTBEF Technical Scholarship program.
Join friends for virtual horse racing, casino games, a Derby hat contest, a live and silent auction, and the best food and drinks from area restaurants and vendors.
Our "hats off" to a great American tradition, the Kentucky Derby is a popular celebration of education with great fun, food, and grand prizes.
The Upper Tampa Bay Education Foundation provides high school seniors with technical scholarships and supports unique and innovative elementary school teaching programs.
The Children’s Home Network SEEDS program ensures at-risk children are ready for kindergarten, promoted at the end of the school year, and reading on level by 3rd grade.
John Doble, President, Tampa Bay Brewing Company recently presented a $500 check to the Upper Tampa Bay Education Foundation for ther work with regional youth. Tampa Bay Brewing recently opened a manufacturing facility and restaurant on Race Track Road. The Foundation was invited to be part of the grand opening where we were able to showcase the foundation to many of the 1000+ guests. Shown below are Jerry Custin, John Doble, Jerry Peruzzi and Gerald Jacobs, Foundation Treasurer accepting the check.
MasterCut Tool Corp., a local manufacturer and member of the Upper Tampa Bay Manufacturers Association recently made a major donation to the Upper Tampa Bay Education Foundation. Owners Mike and Mia Shaluly recently celebrated their 30th Year in business and decided to organize a 5K Fun Run for charity. They named the Education Foundation and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers as co-recipients of the event for thire work in supporting STEM education and scholarships.
MasterCut Tool was also named the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Manufacturer of the Year for their business continuity, continued growth and expansion and community involvement. Mia and Mike Shaluly are shown here presenting a check in the amount of $11,324.37 to Foundation board members Jerry Custin and Gerald Jacobs.