Take a night off from cooking dinner and head out to Dobbs Ferry’s eclectic collection of restaurants for a worthwhile cause. The next ‘School Night Out’— in which 10 percent of the proceeds go to the Dobbs Ferry PTSA and Dobbs Ferry Schools Foundation—will be on Tuesday, March 8.
Eleven restaurants are participating in the fundraising event including: , , , , , , Off Broadway, , , and . If diners don’t have the ‘School Night Out’ forms that were distributed to students, they should ask restaurants for the appropriate papers to ensure that the 10 percent gets donated to the schools.
‘School Night Out’ has grown into a popular combination event with a double benefit – it raises money for Dobbs Ferry schools and elevates the profile of some of the community’s most popular dining establishments. ’—which was held in January—resulted in $600 each for the PTSA and Schools Foundation.
The support of Dobbs Ferry residents and the town’s restaurants in this initiative is a sign of the tremendous enthusiasm and spirit shared for the schools. Plus, it’s a creative way to drive business to the restaurants during a traditionally slower time of the week.
Funds raised by the PTSA have gone to various programs such as sign language for kindergarteners, the second grade architecture program, video-conferencing enhancements to the sixth grade social studies program, eighth grade field trip to the Museum of Natural History and Rose Planetarium, Career Day, select Teacher Grants and more.
For more information on the Dobbs Ferry PTSA visit www.dfptsa.org.