Our friends at the DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club sent over an update on their most recent charity pin endeavor...
Baltimore MD, April 13th, 2011 - On behalf of the Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), vice president Frank Klukosky along with treasurer Bob Martinazzi and Maryland regional director Jeff Schock presented a check for $5000 to the Believe in Tomorrow Children's Foundation (BIT).
The presentation was made at Believe in Tomorrow's Children's House at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore MD. Accepting the check on behalf of BIT was CEO and founder Brian Morrison and house resident manager Kathy Frost. For more information about BIT and the important work they do, please visit their website at http://www.believeintomorrow.org.
The money was raised via sales of DCSWCC's exclusive Luke Skywalker cloisonne lapel pin which also honors the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back. There is still time for YOU to help out this important cause. Visit http://store.dcswcc.org to order your pin today!
DCSWCC is one of the largest and most active Star Wars collecting clubs in America, with over 65 members. The club meets monthly and holds special events such as socials and "Roadshow" appraisal events throughout the year. During its 7-year history, DCSWCC has raised over $20,000 for children's charities in the Washington DC region. For more information, visit the club's website at http://www.dcswcc.org.