It’s time to grab your favorite surfer girl, or dude, find your gnarly threads and get ready, because “Surf’s Up!”
OakBend Medical Center is the title sponsor for the 2012 “Surf’s Up, School’s Out” with the Triumphs, benefitting the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (L.E.A.F.) The annual dinner-dance and auction is Friday, May 4 at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, on Hwy 36, in Rosenberg. Dinner is served 6:30 to 8 p.m., with a live dessert auction following immediately. The dance starts at 8:30 p.m. with entertainment by Fort Bend County’s favorite party band, The Triumphs.
Funds raised at Surf’s Up go to underwrite grants for Lamar CISD teachers. More than $203,000 was awarded by the L.E.A.F. “Grant Express” in 2011. Since 2000, L.E.A.F has awarded more than $1.45 million dollars in grants for innovative classroom project.
Individual tickets are $25, which includes a chicken-fried steak dinner catered by Vincek’s. Tables for groups of 10 or can be reserved for $250.
Contact Janice Knight at 832-223-0334 for ticket information or to reserve tables for Surf’s Up. You can also find information online at www.leafgrants.org.