With more area businesses, more food variety and amazing entertainment from local students, this year promises to be a delicious outdoor adventure for the entire family. And all this fun is for a good cause, too.
All the proceeds from this event go to Pinecrest’s five public schools: Pinecrest Elementary, Howard Drive Elementary, Palmetto Elementary, Palmetto Middle School and Palmetto Senior High. Guests can tickle their taste buds with tempting treats from A Joy Wallace Catering Production, Cold Stone Creamery, Crepe Maker, Dream Dinners, Juiceblendz, Kaliapy, Los Ranchos, Roasters and Toasters, Two Chefs and many more.
In addition to the snacks, local businesses will be on hand selling and promoting their products and services, among them Kendall Chevrolet, Citibank, Dr. June Gentle, Duarte Orthodontist, Elemis Day Spa, EWM, GBS The Beauty Store, Insource, Math Monkey, MPS Credit Union, National Tech, RiteCare Medical Center, South Miami Pharmacy, Pond Doctor, Temple Beth Am, Weathermakers AC and Electrical Contractors, Westminster School and more. Other participating sponsors include the Panter, Panter and Sampedro law firm, Wilson Washburn and Forster Insurance, the Village of Pinecrest, Dadeland Framing, Minuteman Press at The Falls and the Pinecrest Tribune.
For the young and young-atheart, there will be a bigger and better children’s ride area on site this year. Wristbands for admission are $10 in advance and allow unlimited rides on the attractions. After the thrills, stop by the children’s art exhibit and check out the high-caliber work of students from local schools.
A raffle will be offered at $5 per ticket or a book of four for $20. First prize is a beautiful Raymond Weil stainless steel diamond watch donated by Maurice’s Jewelers. Second prize is a four-day/five-night vacation in a cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia. Third prize is a fabulous basket filled with spa products and services from Elemis Day Spa in Merrick Park valued at $500. Raffles are available at the local school’s PTA or through the Pinecrest Business Association.
Winners need not be present to win. If your company is interesting in participating and joining in the fun, it’s not too late; call 305-662-8024 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 305-662-8024 end_of_the_skype_highlighting for participation and sponsor information.
Taste of Pinecrest runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is free and entry is free. Food can be purchased from the restaurants for $2 to $5 per plate.
For more information, go to <www.pinecrestbusiness.com >.