8th Annual Park After Dark

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Event Information
Date: 
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event Address: 
C&O Canal National Historical Park
11710 MacArthur Blvd.
Potomac, MD 20854
Brief Description of Event: 
The C&O Canal Trust is hosting it's 8th Annual Park After Dark Fundraising Gala this year on Saturday, Sept. 15th. As in previous years, this event will include live music, dancing, a silent auction, and a catered dinner for 300 guests. Last year, we were able to raise $140,000 to help support the C&O Canal National Historical Park through this event, with a special focus on raising money for the Canal Classrooms Educational program. This year's event will be fundraising to help support various infrastructure improvements within the C&O Canal, including towpath resurfacing in much-needed areas, as well as flood mitigation and repairs. This event is a large undertaking, and would not be possible without the help of community volunteers. We are looking for volunteers to help us out for multiple shifts, including event set up on 9/14 and the morning of 9/15, various roles during the night of the gala, and event clean-up on 9/16. SSL hours are available for those that need them. We would greatly appreciate your help at any of these shifts. If you are interested in volunteering with us for this event, please register here: http://www.canaltrust.org/volunteer-for-park-after-dark/
Organizations Involved
Organization to be Benefited: 
C&O Canal National Historical Park
Sponsoring Organization: 
C&O Canal Trust
Event Coordinator Info
Event Coordinator Name: 
Mr. Josh T Whitman
Event Coordinator Email: 
Event Coordinator Phone: 
301-745-8888
Open to volunteers: 
Please contact event coordinator
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