Battle of the Teal – 4EDU 2018
CLEVELAND, OH (Tuesday, 24 April 2018):
There has been a time when dinner and a theatre performance was mainstream much like dinner and a movie for most is now. iN Education’s Battle of the Teal – 4EDU event is that opportunity where you can enjoy a nice dinner, followed by live artistic performances for a benefit of a noteworthy cause. It is a fun-filled event; the night begins with Presentations, during dinner, intended to motivate, bring awareness of higher education possibilities, connects youth with the community, build youth self-esteem and instill leadership skills in our youth. If you like visual and performing arts, being in the art scene and networking than this is event is for you! The 2018, on its third year, Battle of the Teal – 4EDU will be held on May 19, 2018 starting at 5:00 PM at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Beachwood, OH.
Proceeds from this fundraising event, will go towards keeping the arts alive through educational awareness and events within Cuyahoga County and beyond.
This year's cast and crew: Speakers: World renowned motivational speaker, Dr. George C. Fraser (Keynote); Ralph Tucker, Principal - Frederick Douglas Reclamation Academy, Representative John E. Barnes, Jr. - Ohio House of Representative - District12, Representative, Janine R. Boyd, Ohio House of Representatives – District 9, and others. Judges: Grace Roberts (Wave 107.3); Sarah Brumbaugh (Award Winning Artist); Michael Perczak (TSM Creations); Bobby Ford (Imagine Schools), Lady Gilmore (Queen on the Scene) Special Guest: Mama Fasi, DJ Steven Adams, and youth talent.
Event is sponsored by Cleveland Cavs, Wave 107.3, Proficient Pro, Inc., Alpha Phi Alpha – Akron chapter and supported by Neighbourhood Connections - Neighbor Up, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Orchestra, Great Lakes Theatre, Karamu House, One to One Fitness, US NAVY, US ARMY, Goldfish Swim School, FraserNET, African Safari Wildlife Park, Embassy Suites, Chameleon Entertainment, LLC, LifeSmart Education, TSM Creations, Lady Gilmore, Mr. Bowtie & Accessories, Dudley & Associates, LLC, Ohio State Icons, and Zealousness e-magazine among others.
Reserve your seats today then sit back, relax and enjoy your evening filled with the arts!
DeAndre’ L. Nixon became an entrepreneur in 1998 when he started iN Entertainment, Inc., his for-profit special events production company in Seattle, WA. After dissolving it in 2005 he returned to Akron, OH and incorporated iN Education, Inc. on May 5, 2006 and received its 501 c (3) status in September 2007. Since its inception, iN Education, Inc. has provided educational programs and services primarily to low-to-moderate income pre-K through 12th-grade students in Northeast Ohio and beyond which strengthen their learning outcomes, prepare them for college and technical career fields, and instill a love for lifelong learning. As founder and president, DeAndre’ brings decades of experience as entrepreneur in entertainment and educational services that has shaped the unique approach of iN Education. He is joined by a long-serving staff of three, a team of about one hundred volunteers and ten industry professionals who have contributed to the success of iN Education’s programs.