A community where no THE GEORGETOWN PROJECT is a 501(c)(3) organization devoted to building a We Gratefully Acknowledge the Following Sponsors of The Tenth Annual A Taste of Georgetown: A community where no healthier community for Georgetown’s children and youth around the 40 Developmental child is hungry, hurt, alo Assets framefwork. As a result of collaboration and community planning led by The GOLD Th e G e o r g e t o w n P r o j e c t hild is hungry, hurt, alone, Georgetown Project, significant resources have been secured over the past 14 years to support programs that provide direct services to children, youth, and families such as: First Texas Bank After School Action Program (ASAP). An after school aca- demic and enrichment program offered in Georgetown Middle Schools in partnership with Georgetown ISD. Bridges to Growth Parent Resource Presents Center. A place where parents and childcare providers can get help, including: SILVER the parenting classes; ongoing childcare provider training; workroom with laminator, Scott & White Healthcare die cuts, and other tools for developing age-appropriate, stimulating and literacy- tenth AnnuAl rich early environments; 24-hour parent hotline; and facilitated parent/child events rejected and where all or rejected andAwhere all that build confidence in parents and early sensory and social skills needed for school readiness in children 0-3. Community Interaction Partnership. BRONZE A partnership with Southwestern University linking college students to meaningful Betty Lord service learning opportunities in school and community youth development programs. Guiding Healthy Choices. A substance abuse prevention initiative Embree Construction offering leadership development, service learning and a voice in the community for Prosperity Bank Georgetown teens; safe, drug-free and tolerance-building activities at the new Teen Center in partnership with Georgetown Parks & Recreation; and strategies that Southwestern University strengthen family communication. Hope for the Homeless. A commit- Taste children and youth believ Special thanks go to the generous hosts of hildren and youth believe ment to serve as a catalyst for community collaboration around the issue of homeless- ness, in hopes that all children and youth in Georgetown will have a safe, secure, and A Taste of Georgetown 2011 stable home. Eagle's Nest, a safe haven outside the school day for teens in transitional living situations, is scheduled to open later in 2011. Kid City. A summer food of Georgetown and enrichment program offered in partnership with GISD and Georgetown Parks & Recreation for elementary students who quality for the free and reduced lunch pro- gram. Children enjoy nutritious meals, connections to caring adults, and experiential learning that nurtures an appreciation for our community and local natural resources, A series of small, respect for each other, and skills for a healthy active lifestyle through "summer camp" intimate and unique hey are loved, respected, they are loved, respected, experiences that may not otherwise be possible due to family economic hardships. The TGP Collaborative for Children and Youth. A culinary events commitment to mobilizing relationships and creating opportunities for network- ing, planning, and development of collaborative partnerships among local nonprofit organizations, city and county agencies, schools, healthcare, churches, and others to benefit children, youth and families in Georgetown. As with any nonprofit endeavor, resources are necessary to continue our work. We invite you to join us for the tenth annual A TAsTe of 512-943-5198 GeorGeTown, and we thank you for continuing to support the vision. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 957 • Georgetown, Texas 78627 nd treated with dignity. and treated with dignity. Physical Address: 1001 Ash Street (Williams Elementary School Annex) Georgetown, Texas 78626 www.georgetownproject.com B rowse through these fabulous culinary events, choose the one(s) you and your family and friends would like to attend, then refer to the enclosed insert with reservations community Stylish Spring Soiree Casual Attire Saturday, April 23, 2011 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hit the runway for this spectacular soiree of style at the beautiful Spanish-Tuscan home of John and Linda Gustainis, situated in the rolling hills west of Georgetown. Join Melissa Night in Monte Carlo Casual Evening Attire Saturday, May 14, 2011 6:30 p.m. Georgetown native Karen Cole channels the ambience of the internationally famous Casino de Monte-Carlo with a high-energy evening at her beautiful home in River Chase. Guests respected Barhydt and Linda Gustainis for champagne on the veranda overlooking the San Gabriel will dine poolside from a menu of marinated shrimp and vegetables, beef tenderloin with fresh child instructions and payment options to secure your reservations. River Valley, the perfect accessory to a sumptuous brunch of Italian frittata, Strawberries asparagus, new potatoes rosemary, salad and a delectable dessert that will “up the ante” when Romanoff, scones with lemon curd, grilled sweet sausage links, butter pound cake and other paired with wines from Napa and Italy and the sweet tunes of Cactus Groove Jazz Ensemble. Parties usually sell out very quickly. delicacies created by R.C. and Ruth Lumpkin, owners of Harper-Chesser Historic Inn Bed & Guests will be “all-in” when the action moves indoors where gaming tables promise excitement Breakfast. You’ll be transported to front row, Milan Fashion Week, during a private fashion for everyone from beginner to card sharp. All bets are off…..you’ll definitely hit the jackpot Hoop Hoop Hooray! Saturday, April 2, 2011 show poolside featuring the latest spring collections from Quenan’s Jewelers, Hippie Cowgirl, with this elegant but festive dinner event. $125 per guest, Maximum 24 guests. Casual, Game Attire 7:00 p.m. The Worth Collection, Ltd. and others. Make your date with glamour for this tres chic affair! If you know the difference between a Toro and a Legend, this party sponsored by Scott & White $75 per guest, Maximum 24 guests. Healthcare and hosted by Dr. Doug and Deborah Martin, is for you. Scout the NBA stars of the Hot! Hot! Hot! Saturday, May 21, 2011 future as you enjoy traditional sports fare and spirits from your VIP Luxury Suite courtside at the Island Attire 5:00 p.m. Cedar Park Center, the state-of-the-art sports arena home to the Austin Toros, NBA D-League Eagle Eye on the Super Bowl Saturday, April 23, 2011 Escape to the home of Herman & Sharon Cardenas where your tropical paradise awaits. Grab affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs. The Toros will take on the Texas Legends (affiliate of the Casual Attire 6:00 p.m. a Mojito or Piña Colada and immerse into the Caribbean culture and beauty of the Cardenas’ Dallas Mavericks) in a marquee match-up that promises to wreak havoc on the hardwood, while Hometown celebrity Mason Crosby will share his journey from Georgetown Eagle to Super Old World eclectic Mediterranean custom home in Cimarron Hills. The Cardenas Family and the Capital City Dancers, and Toros Mascot Da Bull, add full-throttle NBA excitement that even Bowl Champ at this up-close-and-personal evening at the Cowan Creek Amenity Center in other Simmer Dinner Club members Greg & Tempa Herman and Mike & Sally Volling have Michael Jordan would agree is a slam dunk. Complimentary parking is included and you’ll want Sun City. As kicker for Super Bowl XLV Champs The Green Bay Packers, Mason is excited planned an elegant and casual evening of all-inclusive, Montego Bay, resort-style excellence. to arrive around 7:00 p.m. for pre-game festivities before a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. Don’t get caught in to come home and share a casual Italian dinner with friends and recap his greatest gridiron Hosts will prepare their specialty traditional Cuban style roast pig with sides of mouth-watering the lane and miss this buzzer-beater! $50 per guest, Maximum 22 guests. experiences from Eagle football to an All-American collegiate career as a Colorado Buffalo, Island delights by the cabana. Of course, it wouldn’t be a party without a spectacular sunset believe to reclaiming the Vince Lombardi trophy for The Pack in the pigskin palace of Texas. Eagles giving way to music and dancing under a canopy of stars, so come ya to Cardenas Island, where and Cheeseheads alike will enjoy football fanfare, personal stories, and one-of-a-kind family the party never ends and the fun never stops. $125 per guest, Maximum 50 guests. Breakfast with the Birds Saturday, April 2, 2011 memorabilia with Mason, wife Molly, and parents Jim and Karen Crosby. All guests will receive Comfortable Hiking Attire 7:00 a.m. an autographed photo of Mason, and the opportunity to acquire through silent auction very Calling all birding enthusiasts and nature lovers! Hosts Mark and Mary Frances Henry and The Maine Event Saturday, May 28, 2011 special photos taken by the family during the Super bowl and a few select treasures not available George and Barbara Brightwell invite you to become one with nature in the unincorporated Casual Evening Attire 6:30 p.m. to the general public. As a record-setting NFL kicker, Mason has earned his bragging rights, township of Jonah east of Georgetown. Gather just after daybreak at the Henry’s for coffee, but remains humble and appreciative of the support he received growing up in Georgetown; Pay homage to the distinctive character of New England’s seafaring past at the Berry Creek dignity. muffins and your marching orders before embarking on a bird spotting and hiking adventure therefore the proceeds from this dinner will support The Georgetown Project’s Eagle’s Nest, a home of Sea Captains Ken and Susan Poteete. Joined by Shipmates Gene and Janet Davenport, between the Henry property and next door neighbors, Sam and Cathy Slaughter, owners of safe haven planned for teens living in transitional or homeless situations. Mason may be #2 for this late-spring evening reflects the quintessential New England lifestyle, starting with cock- Gabriel Valley Farms, a wholesale commercial grower of certified organic herbs and vegetable The Pack, but he’ll always be #1 in Georgetown. Pre-game reception at 6:00 p.m. and dinner tails and casual conversation on the patio and sailing into a culinary journey with wine pairings plants (most famous for their tomatoes and fragrant lavender) propagated onsite and sold to kicks off at 6:30 p.m. $100 per guest, Maximum 100 guests. $300 per guest to dine at the table prepared personally by the hosts that will rival Dock Square in Kennebunkport. All that’s garden centers across Texas and beyond. Nestled between the San Gabriel River and Milam with Mason and wife Molly and enjoy their favorite wine and dinner conversation…..limited to missing is the lighthouse as the taste buds revel in traditional ocean fare of New England clam Branch, the two properties are home to a variety of native and migratory birds so be sure to bring six guests. chowder, seasonal vegetables, fresh fish and seafood synonymous with the Cape, and a surprise your binoculars in the event you spot the perfect addition to your watchlist. To complete your dessert that will make you want to ride the tide, catch a wave, or simply take a leisurely night- excursion, The Henry’s and Brightwell’s will serve a hearty country breakfast to complement a time stroll in the ocean breeze . The perfect blend of charm and quaint sophistication make this presentation by professional birding guide Karen McBride. There’s nothing like a spring sun- evening the ultimate southern Maine dining experience. $125 per guest, Maximum 12 guests. rise in Texas, so get an early start, leave the hustle and bustle behind, and join us in the great outdoors! $50 per guest, Maximum 20 guests.