ShamRockin’ for a Cure will return to Alpharetta to rock your night with great food and music on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
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ShamRockin’ for a Cure is the brainchild of close friends of Jon and Pam Baker, whose sons were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. An army of friends willing to help the Bakers in their fight against the disease grew into ShamRockin’ for a Cure. The event began as a close-knit, grassroots fundraising event that brought friends together to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day to “eat, drink, and help cure cystic fibrosis.” In its first year, the party of 150 guests raised just over $8,500 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Now, in 2016, the event is expected to bring in close to 1,500 supporters which is expected to surpass the $1.5 million milestone in their fundraising efforts to fight cystic fibrosis. Party-goers can expect food from some of the best restaurants in Metro Atlanta, plenty of drink vendors to keep party cups full, live music, a dance floor, an incredible silent auction and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities up for grabs in the live auction.   Individual tickets are $95 ($34 tax deductible) until March 4 when pricing increases to $105.Tickets may be purchased online at www.shamrockinforacure.com or by calling the CF Foundation at 404-325-6973.   “ShamRockin’ is a fun event for visitors or Alpharetta residents who are looking for a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and also help raise funds for a good cause,” said Janet Rodgers, president and CEO of the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau.  “We invite all attendees to make plans to stay at one of Alpharetta’s 23 hotels after the event.”   Special hotel rates are available at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Northpoint and the Alpharetta Marriott. For more information on these hotel rates and on all of Alpharetta’s 23 hotels, visit www.awesomealpharetta.com.     

About The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau serves as the official destination marketing organization for the city of Alpharetta, promoting tourism and attracting visitors to all 23 of Alpharetta’s upscale and modern hotels. Visit awesomealpharetta.com for more information. To view this release as a PDF, click here. 

 


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02/22/2016 10:27

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