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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County invites parents, students and teachers out for a day of tax-free shopping at the Garden Mall on August 3rd in support of the Education Foundation. The Garden Mall will donate 5% of the days sales to support the K-12 education in Palm Beach County.

“Partnering with The Gardens Mall, over the sales tax holiday weekend, is an exciting opportunity for the Foundation." - Mary Kay Murray, Executive Director of Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Join the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. on Saturday, August 3rd for a day of shopping, sharing, and supporting. The Gardens Mall will donate 5% of the day's logged sales to the Education Foundation to support K-12 public education in Palm Beach County. In order for a donation to be credited to the Foundation, shoppers must validate their receipts at the Information Desk, Lower Level, Grand Court (across from Macy’s).

“Partnering with The Gardens Mall, over the sales tax holiday weekend, is an exciting opportunity for the Foundation. Parents, students and teachers will be able to do their back to school shopping, save on sales tax and support the Education Foundation. It’s a win-win!” Mary Kay Murray, executive director, Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 2 - 4, 2013
Legislation was passed (Chapter 2013-42, Section 42, Laws of Florida) to create a 3-day sales tax holiday that will begin at 12:01 a.m., Friday, August 2, 2013, and end at midnight Sunday, August 4, 2013. During this period, no Florida sales tax or local option tax will be collected on sales of clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $75 or less per item, on certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item, and on computers and certain related accessories selling for $750 or less per item when purchased for noncommercial home or personal use.

About The Gardens Mall
The Gardens Mall is located one mile east of I-95 on PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The luxurious, 1.4-million-square-foot, super-regional shopping center features more than 160 world-class retail specialty shops and restaurants. It is anchored by Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, and Sears. The Gardens Mall is owned and managed by The Forbes Company. For more information about The Gardens Mall, call 561.775.7750 or visit the mall online at thegardensmall.com.

About the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Founded in 1984, the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing excellence in Palm Beach County's public education by increasing public awareness and inspiring community and business support for programs focused on learning, literacy, and leadership. With the support it receives from contributions and grants, the Education Foundation provides resources for innovative programs to improve academic achievement. For more information about the Education Foundation, call 561.434.8428 or visit online at educationfoundationpbc.org.

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