The Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park will host its 2nd Annual Shop ‘Til You Drop event on Saturday December 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. All monies raised will benefit the Natural Science Education Fund which provides free, hands on science field experiences for Palm Beach County students.
This year the event will be held at the newly renovated Club at Admiral’s Cove. Vendors from all over the county will be there so that guests may shop top fashion, accessory and home décor. Also included in the $75.00 admission price is a lovely buffet lunch. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.macarthurbeach.org.
“We are so excited about the quality and the variety of our vendors this year” says Marianne Gold, event Co-Chair. “There will be unique gifts for everyone on your list; from adorable baby gifts to one-of-a-kind accessories. We look forward to another successful event and raising money for such a great cause,” she adds.
Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park in a non-profit corporation with a mission of generating supplemental resources to preserve restore and interpret the natural and cultural assets of the Park for present and future generations. “The Friends” are currently conducting a Give the Gift of Nature campaign for long term support of the Director of Education, enhanced quality and curriculum development. The Board of Directors will match contributions of $5000 and above up to $200,000.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Palm Beach County’s only state park, is situated on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Lake Worth Lagoon. The Park is made up of 438 acres of pristine coastal land and contains four different communities or habitats including seven species of plants and twenty-two species of animals on the endangered or threatened list. MacArthur Beach is truly an “Island in Time.”