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Mardi Gras Celebration Fundraiser to Benefit Two Inspiring Baltimore Non-Profits

A pair of distinguished local non-profit organizations — Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) and The Polakoff Foundation — are teaming up for a unique Mardi Gras Celebration fundraiser March 3, 2012 at the Baltimore Sheraton North in Towson from 7-11 p.m.

If you have ever partied down Bourbon Street, or if you have always wanted to experience what New Orleans is all about, you don’t want to miss this sure-to-be memorable night. The Mardi Gras Celebration will be emceed by WBAL-11 NBC TV news anchor Stan Stovall and features the music of Baltimore-based, New-Orleans-flavored Junkyard Saints. Local celebrity bartenders will greet and serve attendees at the Hurricane bar, a signature New Orleans beverage. The creole-themed menu includes tasty New Orleans favorites like oysters, jambalaya and king cake.

Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased from Courtney Nathan at 410-737-2661 or Nancy Kapp, or online. For the latest news about the event, visit the Mardi Gras Celebration Facebook event page. Net proceeds benefit both organizations.

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities still available, many of which include complimentary tickets to the event. To learn more about the different levels of sponsorships offered, contact Courtney Nathan at 410-737-2661 or cnathan@bism.org.

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (www.bism.org)

For more than 100 years, BISM has provided employment opportunities and rehabilitation training for blind and visually impaired people of all ages

The Polakoff Foundation (www.fightglaucoma.org)

The Polakoff Foundation provides education and preventative screening resources to high-risk glaucoma patients and those who are newly diagnosed with glaucoma.

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