LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 28, 2012) - Eggshibition, the annual fundraiser to benefit Youth Home, Inc., is celebrating 21 years and will start at 7 p.m. Friday, March 30th, at the Jack Stephens Center on UALR's campus in Little Rock.
This year's theme is Eggshibition XXI, "Eggstreme Makeover - Youth Home Edition." General admission tickets for this event are $50 each or Patron tickets are $75 (early entry to event and special VIP reception).
Each year, renowned artists and celebrities create egg-shaped plaster masterpieces for Youth Home's premier fundraising event. Come enjoy the eggs-quisite art, hors d'oeuvres and libations.
Celebrity eggs will be featured, signed by figures from the worlds of entertainment and sports such as Matthew McConaughey, Bobby Petrino& Glen Campbell.
The "Eggs in Schools" program will feature eggs decorated by local high school art students. This year will be the introductory year for Paper Mache Eggs from local elementary schools.
The spring season event will also feature themed gift baskets and a live auction of fabulous parties, luxurious trips and other eggstra-ordinary items including a SkinnerDoodle puppy. This auction has become one of central Arkansas' most special events. Proceeds from this event enhance Youth Home's programs, facilities and activities.
Because of the community's continued support, Eggshibition has raised over 2 million in its previous 20 years. Youth Home is changing lives and saving families, and you can help fulfill that mission by supporting Eggshibition.
Since 1966, Youth Home has provided help for emotionally troubled adolescents, improving their families and allowing them to become healthier, contributing members of society by providing the highest quality, comprehensive mental health services. Support for Youth Home is provided through Medicaid and a number of annual initiatives as well as large and small private donations and grants.
For more information on Youth Home and Eggshibition, visit www.youthhome.org or call 501-821-5500.