(Palm Beach Gardens, FL - January 11, 2012) It’s music to our ears! Shop Wednesday, January 18 at Whole Foods Market Palm Beach Gardens and 5% of net sales will benefit The Palm Beach Pops Music & You Education Program. This program provides in-school youth music education helping to expose students to new learning experiences and positive role models while developing creativity, providing tools for communication and enabling students to build a strong sense of self. Palm Beach County students have the opportunity to participate in the Music & You Education Program at NO COST to the students, parents, teachers, schools or county.
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Time: 8 am – 10 pm
Where: Whole Foods Market Palm Beach Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue Suite 6101, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 (561)691-8550
MEDIA CONTACT: Brenna Bertram-Salman at Brenna.Bertram@wholefoods.com 561-691-8550 (ext. 215) for more information.
About Bob Lappin & The Palm Beach Pops
Founded in 1991 by Music Director and Conductor, Bob Lappin, The Palm Beach Pops quickly distinguished itself as a world-class pops orchestra with a debut concert in 1992. In collaboration with the best musicians and guest artists on the international music scene, The Palm Beach Pops performs over 36 subscription concerts a year in South Florida at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach Community College in Palm Beach Gardens as well as other national venues. The Palm Beach Pops’ comprehensive education and community outreach program has engaged over 85,000 students since its inception in 1998. Their dedication to the preservation of the American Songbook continues to allow the orchestra to garner national and international acclaim as a premier pops orchestra. Bob Lappin and the Palm Beach Pops is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. PalmBeachPops.org to learn more.
About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM) is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s nearly 60,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 14 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2010, the company had sales of more than $9 billion and currently has more than 300 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.