On May 17, 2014, founding sponsors EECU and K-Jewel, in partnership with Fresno Coin Gallery, Granville Homes, and Club One Casino will present an encore performance by America’s Got Talent finalist, David Garibaldi.  The event will be held at The Downtown Club located at 2120 Kern Street in Fresno beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The heARTbeat fundraiser is an annual fundraising event to support arts education for students in Fresno County. The 2014 event will feature a performance by artist David Garibaldi, who was selected as a finalist last year on the hit TV show America's Got Talent. Dinner, entertainment and a live auction will ensure attendees have a wonderful evening while supporting the arts in Fresno County schools.

This event is sold out.

This is a 21 and over event.

The Downtown Club has long served as the gathering point for the community's leaders and decision-makers.  Located in the heart of Fresno's renovated downtown, the attitude and ambiance is reminiscent of an earlier time.  Enjoy a memorable evening in this resplendent architectural gem, enjoy wonderful food and company, and be superbly entertained by David Garibaldi - all for a worthy cause. 

Arts Education Builds Skills for the 21st Centrury Workforce
The arts are one tool used by states to enhance workforce readiness for students in both the general and at-risk populations. Programs incorporating the arts have proven to be educational, developmentally rich, and cost-effective ways to provide students the skills they need to be productive participants in today’s economy. Arts programs combine academic and workforce development skills in a manner attractive to participants of all age groups and economic backgrounds.   Read What Is Arts Education and Why Is It Important?  for more information. 

For more information contact The Foundation @ FCOE at 559-265-4036.