Take Heed Fun-Raiser

Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar Will Kick-Off Fourth Annual Series of ‘Third Thursday Fun-Raisers’ on May 16 with a Benefit for Take Heed Theater Company

Generous Donor Has Agreed to Match Up to $2,000 Raised at Fun-Raiser that will Include Preview of Take Heed’s Next Production, Live Music by DYMiN, Hot Raffle, Tasty Treats & WPTV Meteorologist Glenn Glazer

(Delray Beach, FL – May 1, 2013) Cathy Balestriere, general manager of Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar, today announced that the popular, Key West-style boutique hotel will kick-off its fourth annual series of “Fun-Raisers” on May 16. The event will benefit the Take Heed Theater Company, which is presenting From the Mouths of Babes, May 26-27 at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach.

The “Fun-Raiser” on behalf of the Take Heed Theater Company will be held on Thursday, May 16, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. around the popular poolside Tiki Bar at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel, which is located at 82 Gleason Street in Delray Beach, just one block south of Atlantic Avenue and one block west of the Atlantic Ocean.

The cover charge to attend is only $25 per person, and the “Fun-Raiser” will feature a special appearance by popular WPTV Meteorologist Glenn Glazer, a preview performance from Take Heed’s upcoming show, live music by the dynamic DYMiN, a variety of tasty treats, and a hot-hot-hot raffle for a variety of special prizes, including a free overnight stay at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel. In addition, beer, wine and frozen drinks will be available for purchase at Happy Hour prices.

Best of all, Take Heed Theater Company’s Board Chair Sean J. Delaney has agreed to match all funds raised at this Fun-Raiser up to $2,000.

RSVPs for this “Fun-Raiser” for the Take Heed Theater Company can be made at www.facebook.com/CBHHotel.

Future “Fun-Raisers” at Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel will include events benefiting the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum (Juneteenth Celebration) on June 20; PR Yak-Yak with the Gold Coast PR Council and PRSA-Palm Beach on September 19; a benefit on behalf of Genesis Community Health in Boynton Beach on October 17; the second annual Best Bite on the Ave party on November 21; For more information about any of these extraordinary events, check out www.cranesbeachhouse.com.

About the Upcoming Production of From the Mouths of Babes:

The Take Heed Theater Company is partnering with The Theater at the ArtsGarage to present From the Mouths of Babes for a 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, May 26, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. Tickets are limited, so advance purchase is encouraged at www.artsgarage.org.

“This exciting, innovative, and thought-provoking original theater was written by local students and will be performed by student-interns and local theatre professionals. From the Mouths of Babes been a favorite of audiences and artists alike since 2006, and has already offered more than 75 students from around Palm Beach County their first professional credits in the theatre world. The new partnership with The Theatre at ArtsGarage offers the next step in the evolution of what is sure to become a new South Florida tradition,” said David J. Hyland, Associate Professor of the Theatre Department at Palm Beach State College.

“Want to know what’s on the mind of kids these days? Take Heed has the answer: Ask – and then pay close attention when they open their mouths to tell,” added Hyland.

About Take Heed Theater Company:

The Take Heed Theater Company provides an environment for artists to express their craft while providing affordable entertainment in order to cultivate the artistic evolution of the community. A 501(c) (3) organization, Take Heed is committed to providing affordable, innovative, and educational theatrical experiences to the communities of Palm Beach County. In addition to quality youth and adult education programming, Take Heed prides itself in presenting cutting-edge theatre, breathing new life into well-known classics, and developing new works by local area playwrights.

About Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar:

Offering an incredible Key West-like experience just one block away from the Atlantic Ocean, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar is a fun and festive boutique hotel with 27 distinctive and luxurious guest suites, all nestled within a lush, tropical setting. This creates a real tranquil environment, even though the hotel is just steps away from the shops and restaurants along Delray Beach’s hot and happening Atlantic Avenue. The poolside Tiki Bar is stocked with an array of tropical drinks, wines and both domestic and imported beer, with a music-filled happy hour from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Named to the prestigious Expedia Insiders Select List™ listing “the world’s best hotels” as judged by the experience of Expedia® travelers, Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel also is a proud recipient of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association’s prestigious Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for housekeeping excellence and exceptional service.

For more information please contact Crane’s BeachHouse Hotel & Tiki Bar at 561.278.1700 or visit the website at www.cranesbeachhouse.com.


Cathy Balestriere
Crane’s BeachHouse
561.278.1700 / cathy@cranesbeachhouse.com

David Hyland, Artistic Director
Take Heed Theater Company
561.722.3703 / dhyland@takeheedtheater.com


Gary Schweikhart
PR-BS, Inc.