Thank you for considering joining us in celebration of our union as we embark upon a life long partnership of love. We are excited to share our lives together as we pursue our passions in the arts, business, and service. In lieu of a traditional reception, we are inviting our entire village of family, friends, & colleagues to an evening of fine arts to celebrate the beginning of our journey in philanthropy.
Performing arts in the schools provide some of our most valuable and memorable experiences in the education. Arts programs enable students to travel the globe, instill valuable life lessons and leadership skills, and encourage curious young minds to pursue their dreams. In recent years, there has been a full frontal assault on performing arts education in schools across the United States. It pains us to think that the programs that benefited us so greatly may not be around to enrich the educational experience of future generations of talented youth, and we refuse to be bystanders as today's students suffer!
We are excited to announce the launch of the Real Good Feel Good Initiative. We will be partnering with school districts locally and across the country to mentor and prepare students for successful careers in the performing arts on stage and behind the scenes. Some of our students will be on display as featured performers during the reception. We hope to continue to inspire them and those who come behind them to pursue their dreams, and to show them how formal arts education can lead to practical and fruitful career opportunities in the arts.
In lieu of traditional wedding gifts, we are asking that each guest sow a suggested seed of $50 into our vision to empower the dreams of tomorrows influencers, visionaries and leaders. Part of your gift will be instrumental in developing a program that will not only change lives in Detroit, but truly make the world a more colorful place. Thank you in advance for your support and we look forward to seeing you on June 15, 2012!