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FREE LIVE MUSIC – Benefiting TSD’s Students with Special Needs 5/2/15

TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Keena Miller
Phone: 512-462-5328, cell: 512-658-4444
Email: [email protected]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BENEFIT CONCERT SUPPORTS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

FREE LIVE MUSIC AND SILENT AUCTION FOR A GREAT CAUSE – MAY 2, 2015

SUPPORT TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF’S STUDENTS WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES

Austin, Texas – May 2, 2015 Tonight, at Joe’s Crab Shack – 600 East Riverside Drive, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, is the 7th Annual SND Rocks live music benefit for Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) students with special needs (SND).

Thanks to the Joe’s Crab Shack, it couldn’t easier to make a contribution some of TSD’s students who need it most.

Joe’s is donating a portion of your check to the cause when you present a SND Rocks flyer to your server. Please visit: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/SNDRocks to print your flyer, in color or black and white.

Tonight’s lineup features, headliner – Shine, with special guests – After These Messages, The Swingin Johnson Brothers Band, and Tish & MizzBeHavin’ Band. NO COVER. This is a family-friendly event; all ages welcome.

This year’s event committee has been working hard and invites everyone to out to enjoy great music in support of a very worthy cause, along with a great silent auction of items from many favorite local and central Texas-area businesses.

“This event supports our ‘fighters and survivors’ – our students with special needs at TSD – and is a really special event to me,” says Robert Solis. Solis is assistant principal at TSD, and one of the musicians playing tonight.

“Thanks to the hard work of our committee, says Solis, we have great event in store and we are grateful to everyone that helps us make this such a success year after year.”

According to school principal, Jan Reed-Anderson, event proceeds will provide classroom materials and equipment for TSD’s most vulnerable special needs students.

“We’re continue to be so proud of our students’ achievements, says Reed-Anderson. With additional technology and equipment for our students and classrooms, we’ll have at our fingertips, tools that are critical for our students needing extra, individualized support.

This is our 7th annual event, she adds, and it will be the best ever! We have excellent music lined up and amazing goods and services up for grabs in the silent auction.

Please come out, enjoy the evening with us and be a part of making a difference in the lives of our very special students at TSD.”

WHAT: 7th Annual SND Rocks

Live Music and Silent Auction Benefit for the Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) Special Needs Department (SND), featuring: Shine, After These Messages, The Swingin Johnson Brothers Band, and Tish & MizzBeHavin’ Band.

Auction items include gifts from Whole Earth Provision Co., Texas Honey Ham Co., The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co., James Avery, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, Kendra Scott, Elizabeth Danner Photography, Austin Steam Train Assn., Dirty Dog Sefl-Serve Dog Wash, Emler Swim School, Leighlena, Playland Skate Center, Opal Divines, Finn & Porter, Snap Kitchen, Uchi, PDQ, Ruby’s BBQ, Babies”R”Us (Sunset Valley), County Line, Moonshine Grill, Zax Restaurant & Bar, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, House Wine, PTerry’s Burger Stand, Dr. Pepper Museum, EsquinaTango, Black Sheep Lodge, Teacher Heaven, Bird’s Barbershop, Chaparral Ice, Cafe Monet, Pilates South Austin, Natural Bridge Caverns, Austin Aquarium, Lone Star Riverboat, Rowing Dock, Austin Zoo, Magnolia Cafe, Maudie’s, Taco Deli, Thundercloud Subs, Hat Box, Rudy’s Country Store & Barbecue, Mighty Fine Burgers, Blue Star Cafeteria, Hey Cupcake, Hoppin’ House, Toybrary, Laguna Gloria, The Blanton Museum of Art, Cross Plants and Produce, Mt. Playmore, Capitol of Texas Zoo, Hop N Happy, Austin Roller Rink, Jump Street, Cover 3, Go Local, Freddie’s Place, Amy’s Ice Cream, Paint Me Pottery, Pinthouse Pizza, Blue Corn Harvest, Heartsong Music, Patsy’s Cafe, Lick Ice Cream, Pecan Street Brewery, Balance Dance Studio, Dragon’s Lair Comics, Pinot’s Palette, Painting With A Twist, Bellini’s Texas Grill, Witte Museum, Hop Doddy, AustiNuts, Lake Travis Zipline, Austin Sailboat Rental, Science Mill, Pappadeaux, Odd Duck, Scholz Garten, RIck’s Cleaners, Tea Embassy, Dick’s Classic Garage, Hat Creek Burgers, Spec’s, Pok-e-Jo’s BBQ, Kick Butt Coffee, the Kolache Factory, and more!

Visit: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/SNDRocks to print an event flyer that you’ll need to present to your server at Joe’s Crab Shack so a portion of your tab is donated to this great cause, and visit: https://www.facebook.com/SNDRocks for more information.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

LINEUP:
5:00 Tish & MizzBeHavin Band
6:15 The Swingin Johnson Brothers Band
7:20 After These Messages
8:25 Shine

WHERE:
Joe’s Crab Shack
600 East Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas 78704

MORE: NO COVER!

All ages welcome.

Visit: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/SNDRocks to print an event flyer and present to your server at Joe’s Crab Shack so that a portion of your tab goes to the students of SND Rocks!
Check out: https://www.facebook.com/SNDRocks for more information.

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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.

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