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LRC Hosts February Fundraiser to Benefit Deserving Students

Celebrate the Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc.’s 40th Anniversary while helping children and families in the community at the annual For the Love…of Learning benefit on February 20, 2016.
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Join this evening of celebration and cause with festivities that include entertainment from The Sofa Kings, a world-class silent auction, and food catered by Terrie Lobb with the purpose of raising scholarship funds for students enrolled in LRC programs.
 
The Polk County nonprofit hopes to top 2015’s fundraiser, which raised over $21,000 in scholarship funds and assisted more than 25 deserving students.
 
This year’s event will take place at the spectacular Krakowski Family Home in Lakeland’s Grasslands from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Jennifer Leigh of Channel 8 News will serve as the mistress of ceremonies.
 
Guests can purchase tickets to the benefit on LRCLoveofLearning.com for $65.00 (or $50.00 for LRC employees). Other ways to support the cause include becoming a sponsor, bestowing a scholarship, donating a silent auction item or contributing to the LRC Endowment Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation.
 
Those interested in sponsorships and donations should contact LRC Executive Director Dr. Pam Craven by email, PamelaC@LRCPolk.com, or phone, 863-688-9477 or send a submission at LRCLoveofLearning.com.
 
 
Thanks to our current sponsors: Publix Super Markets Charities, Harrell’s, Drs. Dorsey & Sandy Hightower, Hunt & Mary Berryman, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, and Citizens Bank & Trust.
 
 
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The Learning Resource Center is Looking for Love in February

LRC is excited for another fantastic fundraiser in 2016!
 
For the love of learning logo
For over 40 years, the Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc., as a non-profit supplemental education agency, has addressed the academic needs throughout Polk County by providing one-to-one tutoring services to children and adults, small group instruction for remediation and enrichment, and the flexibility to offer quality programs to help all students maximize their learning potential.
 
On February 20, 2016, the organization will host the annual For the Love…of Learning, a benefit which raises scholarship funds for students enrolled in its programs. Will you consider joining as a sponsor to ensure that LRC continues to reach Polk County’s most needy and deserving students?
 
LRC is currently seeking gracious sponsors and generous donations for the 2016 event. See below to become a sponsor or donor.

Sponsor levels and benefits are as follows:


$7,500 Level
10 Event Tickets (Fair Market Value: $750)
Media Recognition with Logo* (The Ledger advertising, event posters, radio PSA’s)
Program Acknowledgement*
 
$5,000 Level
8 Event Tickets (Fair Market Value: $600)
Media Recognition*(The Ledger advertising, event posters)
Program Acknowledgement*
 
$2,500 Level
6 Event Tickets (Fair Market Value: $450)
Media Recognition*
Event Posters*
Program Acknowledgement*
 
$1,000 Level
4 Event Tickets (Fair Market Value: $300)
Program Acknowledgement*
 
$500 Level
2 Event Tickets (Fair Market Value: $150)
Program Acknowledgement*
 
Other benefits for all sponsorship levels:
Recognition on LRCpolk.com and LRC’s social media accounts.
 
*Sponsor recognition in the media and on event collateral is available to sponsors whose agreements are received by December 30, 2015.
 

LRC is also in need of silent auction donations.
Ideas for auction items include:

  • Gift Certificates to Restaurants
  • Services (photography, salon, fitness training, etc)
  • Vacation Home Stays
  • Antique Items
  • Sports Memorabilia
  • Electronics (game systems, television, computers

 
LRC needs your help to continue helping others!
 
If you are interested, please contact Executive Director Pam Craven at PamelaC@LRCPolk.com.
 
For more information, please visit the fundraiser website at LRCLoveofLearning.com.