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Third Annual Protective Life Food Truck Roundup Heads Back to Brookwood Village


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Appetites from around the area are about to be treated to a food fest like none other, all for the sake of charity. The Third Annual Protective Life Food Truck Roundup, benefitting PreSchool Partners is set to serve up some of Birmingham’s best cuisine on Saturday, April 26th from 11-3 p.m. in the upper parking lot of Macy’s at Colonial Brookwood Village (780 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209).
With a theme of “Taste the Trucks”, foodies and their families can prepare to experience live music and radio remote from Birmingham Mountain Music (107.3), kid-friendly entertainment and amazing culinary cuisine from some of the city’s best in the business. Food trucks confirmed to dish up some of their famous fare are: Cantina!, Shindigs, Ezell’s Catfish Cabin, Full Moon BBQ, Melt, Fresh Off the Bun, Off the Hook, Slice, Saw’s Street Kitchen, Repecci’s Ice, Nola Ice, Dreamcakes and Goodies Ice Cream. Beverages will be provided by Good People Brewery, Supreme Beverage and Coca-Cola.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and are available online at www.preschool-partners.org. Admission gets you four tokens redeemable for food at any of the trucks and at
beverage stations. Coca-cola products will be served FREE. Additional tokens will be available for purchase; kids 10 and under get in free.
In 2013, more than 1000 people attended the Protective Life Food Truck Roundup, and helped raise over $76,000 for PreSchool Partners. PreSchool Partners is dedicated to preparing at-risk 3 and 4-year-olds, and their parents, for kindergarten in the Birmingham City Schools.
Students, who may not otherwise get a preschool education receive a solid educational foundation and are set on a path toward success. Making this year’s Protective Life Food Truck Roundup even more special is PreSchool Partners’ plans to launch Operation Schoolhouse, a $2.6 million capital campaign that will allow the previous successes of Preschool Partners to reach an even broader group of deserving families. Operation Schoolhouse broke ground on March 12, 2014. The new facility will be housed at Birmingham’s former McElwain Elementary School.
For more information on the Third Annual Protective Life Food Truck Roundup or PreSchool Partners contact Allene Neighbors, PreSchool Partners Director of Development
Cell: (205) 936-3754 or Allene.neighbors@gmail.com.


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