From press release: Byrd House Bash Celebrates 90th Anniversary of William Byrd Community House Evening of entertainment, food tastings and live and silent auctions at Historic Tredegar will raise money for community-minded nonprofit RICHMOND, VA (April 3, 2013) – William Byrd Community House, a social services organization that helps children, families and individuals address immediate […]
From press release:
Byrd House Bash Celebrates 90th Anniversary of William Byrd Community House
Evening of entertainment, food tastings and live and silent auctions at Historic Tredegar will raise money for community-minded nonprofit
RICHMOND, VA (April 3, 2013) – William Byrd Community House, a social services organization that helps children, families and individuals address immediate challenges and build self-sufficiency, turns 90 this year.
To celebrate, the nonprofit is hosting its fourth annual Byrd House Bash fundraiser at Historic Tredegar on Saturday, April 27 from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit William Byrd Community House programs and services that assist the community’s most vulnerable.
Presented by NewMarket Corporation, the 2013 Byrd House Bash will feature a silent auction, a live auction, live music from The Good Birds, light fare from local restaurants and more. “This is a special year for the Byrd House Bash since we’re celebrating our 90th anniversary,” said Shelia Givens, executive director of William Byrd Community House. “It’s exciting to be able to reflect on the work that we’ve been able to do in Richmond so far and the ways we can benefit the community moving forward. We’re looking forward to celebrating with friends, sponsors and the community. They make our work possible.”
Comfort, Camden’s Dogtown Market, The Continental and other local restaurants will offer light fare and tastings. Beer and wine will be provided by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and Barboursville Vineyards respectively.
The silent auction will feature items such as portrait packages from Cliff Bruce Studio, a custom jewelry piece by Jay Sharpe and oil change and state inspection packages from Midas of Richmond. New to this year’s Byrd House Bash, the live auction will include a one week Wintergreen vacation stay; dinner for six at Mamma ‘Zu plus limo ride, a one night stay at the Jefferson Hotel and a Redskins Fan package with a signed RGIII jersey, four tickets to a taping of Redskins Nation and two custom Redskins cornhole boards.
“We’re thrilled to sponsor this year’s Byrd House Bash and know that our contribution will directly benefit programs and services that help some of Richmond’s most vulnerable citizens,” said Bruce Hargrove, vice president of corporate resources at NewMarket Corporation. Other generous event sponsors include Hunton & Williams and CRT/tanaka.
Tickets are available in two tiers. A $50 ticket includes open bar with beer and wine. A $30 ticket comes with two drink tickets (beer and/or wine). All tickets include food from local restaurants, live music, a silent auction and a live auction. To purchase tickets, please visit http://byrdhousebash2013.eventbrite.com/# or call 804- 643-2717. For more details and the latest updates on the event, go to the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/590586094302189/?fref=ts. Parking for the event is free and available in the Tredegar lot next to the event site.