Local arts patrons, Tom and Susie Wasdin, along with new patrons, Dale and Linda Coxwell, are hosting a first-of-its-kind fundraiser for Very Special Arts-Brevard (VSA-Brevard) and Cogswell Street Studio, the art program of Brevard Achievement Center (BAC), at the Coxwell’s beautiful home at 107 Lansing Island Drive on Saturday, September 14 at 6pm.  All proceeds help kids and adults with disabilities reach their full potential through the arts and art experiences.

“Y’all Come Back Now:  A Southern Affair” will feature some of the South’s best fixins from a variety of Southern states courtesy of the following VIP chefs:

The Great State of Florida                                              Guy and Delores Spearman
The Great State of Florida, South Beach-Style               Alex Santos
The Great State of Georgia                                             Robert Eppig
The Great State of Mississippi                                        Beth Davis
The Great State of Louisiana                                          Suzy Fleming-Leonard
The Great State of Alabama                                            Nick Wynne
The Great State of South Carolina                                  Jim and Jonnie Swann
The Great State of Tennessee                                        Special Surprise!

The fundraiser also will feature bluegrass music by “Late Fer Dinner” and horsepower-drawn shuttle service courtesy of Merritt Island Land Rover.  To take part in this very special event and have your name included on the official invitation, as well as VSA-Brevard’s official web site, sponsor at one of the levels below no later than August 12.

Bobbie Flay – $1,500 (six guests)                                  Jimmy Buffett – $500 (three guests)
Emeril Lagasse – $1,000 (four guests)                          Rachel Ray – $300 (two guests)

Sponsorships can be purchased by credit card or by check.  Please make checks payable to VSA-Brevard and mail them to Brevard Achievement Center, 1845 Cogswell Street, Rockledge, FL  32955.  For more information, contact Rosalind Weiss at (321) 632-8610, ext. 203.

Y’all come now, ya hear?!

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