SPADY MUSEUM: 100+ Supporters Attend Juneteenth Celebration at Crane's BeachHouse Hotel
Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar Hosts 100+ Supporters of the Spady Museum at 3rd Annual JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Cathy Balestriere, general manager of Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar, said that more than 100 supporters of the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum attended the recent JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION at the popular, Key West-style boutique hotel in Delray Beach. The THIRD THURSDAY FUN-RAISER at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel raised more than $6,100 to support the museum’s public offerings and programming.
Co-sponsored by Waste Management and the Arts Radio Network, the third annual Juneteenth Celebration honored the oldest known commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
“Juneteenth was supported with a wide range of raffle donations, valued at more than $12,100, from throughout Delray Beach and Palm Beach County,” said Juneteenth Committee Chair and Spady Board Member Margie Walden. “We want to thank everyone who helped us coordinate a wonderful event, which commemorated a special moment in our nation’s history.”
“This annual event with the Spady Museum is a unique opportunity to marry national history with local culture and collaborate with one of the non-profit organizations that make Delray Beach such a dynamic place to live and play,” said Cathy Balestriere, general manager of Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar.
The next THIRD THURSDAY FUN-RAISER at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel will be the sixth annual PR YAK-YAK on September 20. Co-sponsored by the Gold Coast PR Council and PRSA-Palm Beach, this fun-filled party attracts numerous public relations and marketing professionals as well as local print, broadcast and online journalists.
About Spady Cultural Heritage Museum:
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is the only museum of its kind in Palm Beach County. Located at 170 NW Fifth Avenue in Delray Beach, it is dedicated to showcasing the African-, Haitian- and Caribbean-American cultural contributions to the artistic landscape of Florida and the U.S. The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is a proud sponsor of specific museum activities, including some exhibits and lectures. The State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and The Auburn Group are also proud sponsors of selected museum programs. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday; Saturday by appointment. Closed Sundays. Admission: $5; Members are free. For more information, call 561-279-8883 or visit www.spadymuseum.org.
About Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar:
Offering an incredible Key West-like experience just one block away from the Atlantic Ocean, Crane's BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar is a fun and festive boutique hotel with 27 distinctive and luxurious guest suites, all nestled within a lush, tropical setting. This creates a real tranquil environment, even though the hotel is just steps away from the shops and restaurants along Delray Beach's hot and happening Atlantic Avenue. The poolside Tiki Bar is stocked with an array of tropical drinks, wines and both domestic and imported beer, with a music-filled happy hour from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Named to the prestigious Expedia Insiders Select List™ listing “the world’s best hotels” as judged by the experience of Expedia® travelers, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel also is a proud recipient of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association’s prestigious Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence and exceptional service.
For more information please contact Crane's BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at www.cranesbeachhouse.com.
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1. Cathy Balestriere, Charlene Jones
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