Creative Discovery Museum's Annual Fundraiser AmuseUm Set For April 20

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Amuseum 2013, the party for adults that benefits kids, will have a superhero theme on Saturday, April 20. The party will begin at 7 p.m. Dress is casual, and bright capes and superpowers are optional.

Guests of AmuseUm 2013 can further support the Museum by participating in mighty bidding at the silent and “roaming” live auctions for a wide range of items. The online auction will kick off on April 1 and will run through April 13 at www.cdmfun.org. 

Food will be provided by Lee Towery Catering and dance music will be provided by SoundForce. 

“Supporters of AmuseUm truly are our superheros as they help us inspire all children to explore, innovate, create and play,” says Executive Director Henry Schulson. 

Two reservation levels are available.  For $125, VIP guests receive valet parking behind the museum, access to the exclusive VIP Lounge” featuring: special hors d’oeuvres and premium drinks from Chattanooga area artisans, Individual caricatures by artist Charlie Newton and other benefits.  General admission is $85 per person.

Co-chairs for this year’s event are Camille and John Arthur Daniel. This year’s committee chairs include: Ben Brown and Stephen Ratterman for auction; Ashley Ladebauche for reservations; Billie Rose and Heather Hatfield for decorations; and Suzanne Maxwell for entertainment. 

 AmuseUm 2013 is presented by First Tennessee Foundation and sponsored in part by Hamico Foundation, NovaCopy, Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell and Berkowitz, Henderson, Hutcheson and McCullough, among others. 

Dress is casual. For more information or to make reservations call 648-6085 or visit the Museum website at www.cdmfun.org/amuseum.


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