CONTACT: Judy Cooper, JCPR, 949/640-8828; 949/280-6545
THE 56th ANNUAL GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES
Festival to Honor Exceptional Educators
GARDEN GROVE, CA (February 12, 2014) — The 56th Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the community. This annual event has brought
in over $6 million for local charities since its inception in 1958. In 2013 twelve non-profits received a combined total of over $119,000.00. The Festival also annually benefits many non-profit groups who set up festival food booths and collectively raise over $100,000 more for their charities. The board also awards scholarships to local school students and underwrites parade participation for school bands. And annually, the festival treats over 2,000 special needs kids to a day of free rides and food.
This year’s theme is Honoring Our Exceptional Educators, and many outstanding teachers will be
celebrated in the Saturday parade. Continue reading