Thursday, March 06, 2008

Arts & Scraps fundraiser: recycling for Detroit kids

This Saturday, March 8, Arts & Scraps is holding its annual fundraiser. For $40 per couple, enjoy a strolling dinner, a tour of the NextEnergy green facility and alternative fuel lab, and Dragonmead beer samples. Plus, try your hand at several games, including bingo, roulette, craps, poker and blackjack.

The fun begins at 6:30 pm at NextEnergy, a Detroit non-profit dedicated to advancing the Alternative Energy Technology industry in Michigan. For more information on the Arts & Scraps annual fundraiser, contact Suzanne Janik.
Not familiar with Arts & Scraps? A non-profit organization based in Detroit, Arts & Scraps recycles 22 tons of industrial scraps into creative, fun materials for over 200,000 children in Detroit. The Arts & Scraps facility is open to the public Tuesday and Thursday from 11-6 and Saturday from 11-4. Stuff a grocery bag or choose from items in the single price area. Staff is available for help with project ideas. Arts & Scraps is also a great place for birthday parties. For more information, visit Arts & Scraps on the Web.

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