TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Keena Miller
Phone: 512-462-5328, cell: 512-658-4444
Email: [email protected]
FOR RELEASE JUNE 15, 2013
RESCHEDULED: BENEFIT CONCERT SUPPORTS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
LIVE MUSIC FOR A GOOD CAUSE – JUNE 15
PROCEEDS SUPPORT TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF’S STUDENTS WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES
Austin, Texas – June 15, 2013 Rescheduled tonight – at Opal Divine’s-Penn Field from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. – is the 5th Annual SND Rocks live music benefit for Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) students with complex, multiple disabilities.
Tonight’s lineup, features: Don’t Tell Debbie, The Robert Mokry Group, and David Blake. There is no cover, and all ages are welcome.
A musician himself – and the event’s organizer, Assistant Principal of TSD’s Special Needs Department – Robert Solis, invites everyone to out to enjoy great music at a great Austin venue in support of a very worthy cause.
“This event supports our ‘fighters and survivors’ – our students with special needs at TSD – and is a really special event to me, says Solis. Several of the musicians here have participated with us each year and have connections to the school. We are grateful to everyone that helps us make this a successful event year after year.
We’re all friends, Solis adds, or friends of friends, who enjoy playing together. We have a lot of fun being a part of this great cause to give these special students an extra boost.”
Event proceeds will help provide critical tools and equipment needed to support students in SND classrooms at TSD.
WHAT: The 5th Annual SND Rocks
Live Music and Silent Auction Benefit for the Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) Special Needs Department (SND), with Don’t Tell Debbie, The Robert Mokry Group, and David Blake.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Opal Divine’s Penn Field
3601 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704
MORE: NO COVER!
All ages welcome.
ABOUT THE TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (TSD)
The Texas School for the Deaf is the oldest continuously operating public school in Texas. Educating deaf and hard of hearing students of Texas since 1856, the campus also provides outreach and educational resources for students, their families and professionals in the field throughout the state of Texas. With educational excellence and a strong belief in a culture and community at TSD, students form a unique identity based on their individual strengths and talents. TSD is an environment where students learn, grow, and belong. For more information about the Texas School for the Deaf, visit http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/.
ABOUT THE TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF’S FOCUS ON SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS (TSD)
A specialized program in the continuum of services provided by the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD), the Special Needs Department (SND) of TSD educates and nurtures students from all over Texas who are not only deaf or hard of hearing, but have additional cognitive and/or developmental challenges. To learn more, visit http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/snd.