Baltimore's 2013 Mardi Gras Celebration Will Fight Blindness

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The Polakoff Foundation and BISM will host Baltimore's 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Celebration to fight blindness. Special guests are Gov. & Mrs. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.

Imagine enjoying the year's best party and simultaneously fighting blindness in your city - Sam Polakoff, chairman of the board, The Polakoff Foundation

The Polakoff Foundation, a Harford County based non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against glaucoma is once again teaming up with Blind Industries & Services of Maryland (http://www.bism.org) to fight blindness in Baltimore. The 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Celebration will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 in the Towson Sheraton Ballroom from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Special guests include Gov. & Mrs. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. Master of Ceremonies will be local TV newsman Stan Stovall.

This event was launched in 2012 and proved to be a huge success. "The creative costumes, decorations and the Mardi Gras music kept the party going strong all evening," according to Denise Polakoff, the executive director of The Polakoff Foundation and the co-chair of this year's event.

"Imagine enjoying the year's best party and simultaneously fighting blindness in your city," states Sam Polakoff, chairman of the board of The Polakoff Foundation.

The ticket price of $125 includes dinner and dancing to live music by Pete Gumbo & Zydeco-a-Go-Go. Mardi Gras dress-up is optional. Many sponsorship packages are available. To sponsor or purchase tickets, please call 410-420-8132 or 410-737-2615.

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Denise Polakoff
The Polakoff Foundation
410-420-8132 www.fightlgaucoma.org
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Rob Ennamorato
BISM
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