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Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
You are cordially invited to a Happy Hour for the benefit of Rittenhouse Square Flower Market for Children's Charities and its 2012 beneficiaries being hosted and sponsored by Ladder 15. Please see event details below and on the attached flyer.
When: Wednesday, May 2nd from 6 PM to 9 PM
Where: Ladder 15 - 1528 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Ladder 15 will be providing light appetizers, as well as the following drink specials for all guests:
$3 Bud Lt/Coors Lt bottles
$4 import/craft bottles
$5 call drinks/drafts/house wine
$6 specialty cocktails.
Please come out and support the Flower Market and our four fantastic beneficiaries for 2012, who will all be in attendance!
Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia - www.avpphila.org
Mighty Writers - www.mightywriters.org
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf - www.psd.org
Rubye’s Kids, Inc. - www.rubyeskids.org
Also, remember to visit the Flower Market on May 9th and 10th in Rittenhouse Square!
When & Where
Rittenhouse Square Flower Market for Children's Charities
Founded in 1914 as The Rittenhouse Flower Market Association (RSFMA), in 2008, the name was changed to The Rittenhouse Square Flower Market for Children’s Charities (RSFMCC)(hereinafter referred to as “The Flower Market”), to better explain to the community the purpose of the Market.
Since its inception, The Flower Market, a 501(c)(3) organization, has been comprised solely of volunteers and has raised in excess of $1.6 million. Held on two consecutive days in May, this event has become a longstanding Philadelphia tradition——in fact, the Flower Market is the oldest continuously-held event in Rittenhouse Square. At The Flower Market, Committee members, beneficiaries, nonprofit and commercial vendors sell brightly-colored flowering standing and hanging plants, flower-related crafts and savory herbs.
The organization provides a unique service for the participating charities, not simply by issuing handouts, but rather by directly involving the beneficiaries in the fundraising efforts and affording them an opportunity to showcase themselves. The Flower Market days mark the culmination of a year-long project for these beneficiaries, in which their advisory boards, their constituents and their volunteers work together to plan their booth, order and/or create their products, and sell them in a colorful, fragrant arena.
The chosen beneficiaries for 2013 are:
• Adoption Center of Delaware Valley
• Arden Theatre Company- “Arden for All” Education Outreach Program
• Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
• The Lighthouse