BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Education Foundation held its annual fundraiser this month, giving attendees a chance to sample food from some of the area’s most popular eateries.
The Ballston Spa Education Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the Taste of Ballston Spa from 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2016, at the Ballston Spa High School. Students under 12 cost $10. Adults can purchase advanced tickets for $25.
The Taste is the BSEF’s primary fundraiser and features food specialties from approximately 10-15 local establishments. In addition to tasting all the great food available, attendees can enjoy a raffle table and watch demonstrations of past awarded grant-supported projects.
Featured Restaurants Include:
Local 388 Burger Bar
Augie’s Italian Restaurant
Healthy Living Marketplace
Henry’s Irish Tavern
Next Door Kitchen and Bar/Front Street Deli
50 South/The Lily and the Rose Catering
Sushi Thai Garden
The Ripe Tomato American Grill
Alaturco Mediterranean Grill
Sponsors this year include Ballston Spa National Bank, Adirondack Trust Company, DeCrescente Distribution Co. and the Ballston Journal Online.
BSEF is a volunteer organization that supports the mission of the Ballston Spa Central School District by raising and distributing resources for educational enrichment outside the realm of the daily operational needs of the school district.
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BALLSTON SPA – The Ballston Spa Education Foundation (BSEF) will hold its annual fundraiser, “A Taste of Ballston Spa” on Monday, March 24th from 6-8 pm at the HVCC TEC Smart Campus, 345 Hermes Road in Malta. Guests will be able to sample delicious offerings from some of the area’s most popular restaurants and food vendors. A cash bar, with wine and beer, will be available. There will be a raffle for gift baskets and other prizes.
The BSEF’s signature event raises money for educational enrichment for all students in the Ballston Spa School District. Since its inception in 1996, the foundation has awarded over $313,000 in grants for programs, projects, technology and classroom equipment which enhance the learning experiences of students in grades K-12. Several displays from past grants recipients will be on exhibit at the event, including the Ballston Spa district’s highly successful Robotics team. The TEC Smart campus venue is the location for the district’s Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School program, which prepares students for college and careers in the science and technology field.
Tickets for the event are $30 per person or $55 per couple and are available for pre-sale on the BSEF website, www.ballstonspaeducationfoundation.com, or checks can be mailed to BSEF “Taste of Ballston Spa”, PO Box 276, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Please indicate the names of those attending. Tickets will also be available at the door. For more information: email@example.com.
Special thanks to our sponsors: HVCC TEC-SMART, The Ballston Journal, Ballston Spa National Bank, Adirondack Trust Company, Ballston Spa Veterinary Clinic, Trustco Bank, Richard J. Connors & Streever Agency, Sherry Hoffman/State Farm Insurance.
The Ballston Spa Education Foundation is a volunteer 501(c)(3) corporation whose purpose is to support the mission of the Ballston Spa Central School district by raising and distributing resources for educational enrichment outside the realm of the daily operational needs of the district.