Cherrity Pie Festival Returns to Raise Awareness, Funds for Anchor Center

Arvada, Colorado (June 5, 2012) – There will be pie in the sky literally, as we compete, eat, and celebrate pie all day long at the 2nd annual Cherrity Pie Festival to benefit Anchor Center for Blind Children.  Last year’s inaugural event drew in more than 350 attendees and raised $17,000 in charitable donations for Anchor Center.  This year’s event is expected to draw in more than 500 attendees, guest celebrities, and Anchor Center families.  Our donation goal is $20,000.

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Anchor Center for Blind Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching visually impaired infants, young children and their families, while providing hope and a nurturing environment where the can children reach their highest potential.

Who: Pie Consulting & Engineering
What: 2nd Annual Cherrity Pie Festival
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens in Littleton, Colorado
When: September 15, 2012 – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Why: See life differently …meet Anchor Center children and raise much-needed funding!

“We are very excited for this year’s event which will add some crazy, fun activities that all children will enjoy but also activities specifically designed for children with visual impairments. Funds from last year’s Cherrity Pie Festival helped 27 preschool children learn life skills such as table manners, proper use of utensils, using a cane to get around, and how to work as a group on projects. Funds from this year’s event will help our families in the infant and toddler program as well.  We can’t thank Pie Consulting & Engineering enough for all their support and for putting on this event,” – Kristine Wolfe, Anchor Center Development Director.

“On the heels of our huge success with last year’s inaugural event, the Cherrity Pie Festival is back in full swing, giving us another opportunity to give back to our community, while creating an enjoyable way for our business partners to join this worthwhile charitable cause,” – Craig Sellers, VP Business Development & Marketing, Pie Consulting & Engineering.

It’s as easy as pie to participate!  Visit cherrity.com for more information.

infographic-1024x717About Anchor Center for Blind Children: Through infant, toddler, and preschool programs, the center promotes socialization, verbal and motor development, as well as speech/language, occupational, physical and music therapies to develop the skills necessary to thrive in the public school system with visual impairment.  For more information, visit http://www.anchorcenter.org/.

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