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The Beach Ball - Fun Facts

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #1: WHAT IS THE BEACH BALL

The Beach Ball is the East Greenwich Education Foundation's annual fundraising gala. Held at the beautiful Dunes Club in Narragansett, proceeds from the evening are used to fund grants to educators that enhance the classroom experience through innovative, creative and sustainable approaches to teaching and learning at each of the public schools in East Greenwich. Since beginning in 2016, the Beach Ball events have raised more than $100,000 and we hope to set a fundraising record this year. Please join us on June 7th and stay tuned for more exciting announcements!

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #2: THE TASTING HOUR

From 6:00-7:00 pm, LineSider Brewing CompanyThe Savory Grape Wine Shop and Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. will all be on site at the Dunes Club serving complimentary beer, wine, and spirits!

 

With Christian Roos on piano and hors d'oeuvres being passed, Beach Ballers will be able to enjoy the scenic views, bid on our fabulous silent auction items (more to come on those soon) and sample the drinks of their choice. You won't want to miss it! 

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #3: TABLE TALK
Tickets go on sale MARCH 15th! This year, there are two options for seating. Have a group you know you want to sit with? You can purchase a reserved table (for up to 10 people) for $1,350. Not committed to a particular group? You can purchase individual, open table seating tickets for $135 each. Check back here on Friday, March 15th at noon for the link to buy!

Please note: All attendees will be required to select a meal choice (chicken, fish, or pasta) at the time of purchase, so if you are buying a table or multiple individual tickets, gather names, email addresses, and meal choices for each person in your group prior to purchase.

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #4: PICTURE PERFECT

Attire for The Beach Ball is cocktail chic and you'll want to make sure you look your best because Rhode Island Monthly will be on hand to document the evening. Who knows who'll end up on the pages of their magazine?

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #5: WEAR YOUR DANCING SHOES!

The Beach Ball is about raising money but also about having fun and the fabulous band Brother to Brother RI will be on hand to keep the party going after dinner. The dance floor at the Dunes Club will be rocking so get ready to get down!

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #6: EAT, DRINK + HAVE A BALL

Besides this year's complimentary Tasting Hour, The 4th Annual EGEF Beach Ball will be open bar all evening! This will include all beverages before and throughout dinner. In addition, we'll have a seated meal so guests will choose their entree when they purchase their tickets. The options are Chicken Francaise with Lemon Butter (Gluten Free), Parsley Crusted Sole with Caper Lemon Sauce or Pasta Primavera (Vegetarian). Less time in line means more time to enjoy the party!

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #7: THE SILENT AUCTION

We are so excited about what will be up for grabs at this year's silent auction! Stay tuned for more on the fabulous jewelry, a private tour of the State House, tickets to TV show tapings in NYC and custom made items for your home. Be sure to buy your tickets this Friday so you don't miss your chance to bid on these great items to benefit EGEF!

BEACH BALL FUN FACT #8: THE LIVE AUCTION
You are going to want to keep your paddle raised when you see what's in our live auction - beer and wine tastings, in-home catered group dinners, a firepit and landscape lighting package, a skeet shooting group experience and more! Be sure to buy your tickets this Friday so you don't miss your chance to bid on these great items to benefit East Greenwich Education Foundation / EGEF!