TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF PRESS RELEASE
Contact: Keena Miller
Phone: 512-462-5328, cell: 512-658-4444
Email: [email protected]
FOR RELEASE APRIL 26, 2014
BENEFIT CONCERT SUPPORTS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
LIVE MUSIC FOR A GOOD CAUSE – APRIL 26
SUPPORT TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF’S STUDENTS WITH ADDITIONAL DISABILITIES
Austin, Texas – April 26, 2014 Tonight, at Joe’s Crab Shack – 600 East Riverside Drive, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm – is the 6th Annual SND Rocks live music benefit for Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) students with special needs.
Tonight’s lineup, features: The Dave Blake Trio, The Best Bang, Shine and FatCracker. With NO COVER and all ages welcome.
Joe’s Crab Shack will be donate a portion of sales to the cause for presenting a SND Rocks flyer to your server. To RSVP and print your flyer, in color or black and white, visit: www.facebook.com/events/SNDRocks.
A musician himself, and the event’s organizer – TSD’s Special Needs (SND) Assistant Principal, Robert Solis – invites everyone to out to enjoy great music in support of a very worthy cause.
“This event support 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 of their own 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, and friends of friends, who enjoy playing together and being part of this great cause to give these special students increased support and a bright future.”
Event proceeds will provide critical tools for students and classroom equipment needed for TSD’s deaf and hard of hearing students who need additional, specialized instruction and support.
WHAT: 6th Annual SND Rocks
Live music and silent auction benefit for the Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) Special Needs Department (SND), with The Dave Blake Trio, The Best Bang, Shine and FatCracker.
Auction Items include gifts from Austin Aquarium, Austin Zoo, Birds Barbershop, Bouldin Creek Café, Castel Hill Fitness, Chaparral Ice, Cover-3, Dominican Joe Coffee Shop, House Wine, Kendra Scott Jewelry, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, LotuSign, KcKenna Children’s Museum, Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, P. Terry’s Burger Stand, Quail Creek Country Club, Texas Honey Ham Co., The Rowing Dock, Torchy’s tacos, Visually Speaking Photography and more!
To RSVP and print a flyer in color or black and white, visit: http://www.facebook.com/events/SNDRocks.
WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
5:00 The David Blake Trio
5:50 The Best Bang
Joe’s Crab Shack
600 East Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas 78704
MORE: NO COVER!
All ages welcome.
Print and present flyer to donate a portion of your tab to the students of SND Rocks!
RSVP and print flyer at: http://www.facebook.com/events/SNDRocks
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.