Local schools gear up for March fundraisers

By: Compiled Lauren Weber, The Placer Herald
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Many of Rocklin’s schools are getting ready for March fundraisers.
Every weekend this month, a Rocklin school is hosting a money-raising event – including a fiesta night, casino-themed evening and fine dining experience.

Kicking off the fundraisers for March is Breen Elementary School with their Casino Royale fundraiser from 6-11 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at the Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. in Rocklin.

On Wednesday, March 11, visitors of Chick-fil-A can mention Valley View Elementary School to their server and a percentage of sales that night will go toward the school. It’s part of their Spirit Nights put on by the school’s Parent Teacher Club.
Chick-fil-A is located at 912 Pleasant Grove Blvd. in Roseville.

A few days later, on Friday, March 13, Sierra Elementary School is holding An Evening Under the Stars at Cloud 9 fundraiser and silent auction.
Beginning at 6 p.m. at Cloud 9 Restaurant and Ultra Lounge, 963 Pleasant Grove Blvd. in Roseville, guests can enjoy a four-course dinner and two beverages for $55 per person.

Join Whitney High School for their Black and White Affair at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. in Rocklin.
The evening will include a tri-tip dinner, silent auction and entertainment from a nationally known hypnotist.
Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from a Whitney High School leadership student, from the WHS student store, or by calling 524-9615 or 632-6500 ext. 6431.

Antelope Creek Elementary School is hosting a Mexican Fiesta and Silent Auction complete with tamales and margaritas.
The event takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. in Rocklin and includes chicken tamales, pork chili verde, rice, beans, salad, chips and salsa. Tickets are $22 each for dinner. Additional tickets include $15 for a pitcher of margaritas or beer and raffle tickets for $1. Proceeds for the event go to support technology in the classroom.
Guests must be 21 years or older.

For more information on the events, go to the school’s Web site at