In the interest of all things purely clear, refreshingly perfect, and innocently inviting, the Music Education Group (MEG Inc), founded by Ric Ross, presents Fresh Water - a private RSVP-only event and silent auction to benefit underserved youth and re-proclaim the magic of music! This highly-anticipated soiree, to be held on Thursday, August 31, 2006 at 7pm, shall attract all who have an appreciation for the arts including, industry executives, community activists, Atlanta socialites, and the like.
“The purpose of this event is clear,” states Ric Ross, founder and CEO of MEG Inc. “Atlanta’s music programs are diminishing, and something has to be done about it. This event shall help raise awareness and gather support from educators and businesses regarding the city’s growing problem, and enforce a strong call to action. Thus bridging education and music, with a strong emphasis on education!
Set to take place at a private location in Atlanta’s favorite, most premiere community, Atlantic Station, this unique and charitable event is one not to miss! From celebrity appearances to surprising giveaways to an upscale atmosphere this event shall do it all! A tax-deductible, minimum donation of $45 is requested including complimentary drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and more. Proceeds from the event shall go to community music programs including Mayor Shirley Franklin’s “Next-Step” Program, and the MEG Inc’s “More to Music Initiative.”
The mission of MEG Inc is to provide programs that allow youth to become more creative and responsible by introducing them to the world of music. Join MEG Inc, on August 31, 2006 at Fresh Water, and experience a night fit for the true-blue music aficionado. Event sponsors include: Atlantic Records, The ATLANTAN Modern Luxury Magazine, AUC Magazine, Colgate Palmolive, Creative-Ly, EntertainCorp Marketing, Remy, The Upper Half Custom Apparel, de’ Amar Salon and Spa, and Mercedes Benz of Buckhead.
About The Music Education Group (MEG Inc)
The Music Education Group, Inc (themeg.org) was established in 1999 by industry executive Ric Ross as a direct response to the massive budget cuts that destroyed most music education programs in Atlanta’s Public School System. MEG Inc works to reduce low self-esteem and juvenile delinquency in Atlanta by offering an activity-based program that allows students to express themselves positively. MEG Inc is dedicated to bringing music education to underserved youth and introducing a whole new generation to the magic of music.