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SOURCE Box Tops for Education
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Box Tops for Education® is hosting its third annual Town Hall discussion to facilitate conversations on K-8 education and ways to support our children's academic success. Moderated by television personality T.J. Holmes and Atlanta's NBC 11 Alive News Education Reporter Donna Lowry, the event takes place at the Georgia Aquarium on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The invitation-only event will be made available for viewing via webcast on Hello Beautiful (www.hellobeautiful.com).
Celebrity mom and Grammy Award®-winning artist Monica, 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year Jemelleh Coes, and Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School founder Omar Wasow will participate in a solution-oriented panel discussion focused on community involvement and a shared commitment to the future of America's children. The event will unite parents, teachers and community leaders in an effort to make a real impact on education in our school systems.
"At Box Tops for Education®, we believe every child deserves the chance to reach their full potential. We are thrilled to be able to rally the community behind our purpose and talk about ways to ensure that children receive the best education possible," said marketing manager Tsubasa Tanaka.
With Box Tops for Education®, parents and the community-at-large can make a real difference in our children's education. In 2012, Atlanta's Beecher Hills Elementary School raised enough money to purchase orchestra uniforms for students. This year, the school is raising funds to launch a new hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) lab.
For more information about Box Tops for Education®, please visit: www.btfe.com.
About Box Tops for Education®
America's schools have earned more than $600 million through the Box Tops for Education® program since the program started in 1996, including $80 million in the 2012-2013 school year alone. More than 90,000 schools use that cash to purchase items such as computers, library books, art supplies and playground equipment. Schools can earn up to $20,000 by clipping Box Tops coupons from 240 products such as Honey Nut Cheerios® and Cinnamon Toast Crunch® and can earn eBoxTops® by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace®. To learn more and for a list of participating products, visit www.btfe.com.
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