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Kids First

Discovery Center - 502 SE Broad, Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Nov. 3, 2016—The Discovery Center is seeking support with its annual fundraiser, Kids First, on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. The event honorees are Anita and Mark Pirtle of Murfreesboro.

More information and sponsorships are available at The event is for adults only and free to attend, though a donation is suggested.

Kids First helps provide access to the museum for children regardless of any physical, cognitive, cultural, or economic circumstance. The event is designed to ensure that all families are able to experience the playful learning opportunities that the Discovery Center offers. Kids First outreach initiatives include field study scholarships, free family memberships, community free days, and All Access events for families of children with special needs.

The event includes hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and a short program at 7:30 p.m. The program includes stories from/about the feature family and Kids First initiatives, presentation of the event honorees, and a call for donations.

Sponsorships are available for the event and include various benefits including recognition on the invitation, on the website, in social media, and on museum exhibit spaces. Sponsor pledges are due by Friday, Nov. 4, for recognition on the invitation.

  • Innovation Sponsor—$1,950
  • Creativity Sponsor—$1,050
  • Exploration Sponsor—$750
  • Inspiration Sponsor—$350
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Later Event: December 1
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