Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. and Mount Vernon, Va. is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Sun., July 20 and handing out one free cupcake per person to all their patrons with no purchase necessary at their Old Town Alexandria shop at 207 King Street and Mount Vernon at 8859 Richmond Highway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Occasionally Cake will donate 50 percent of all their sales that day to Metropolitan School of the Arts youth scholarships of Lorton, Va. For more information, call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com.
The free cupcakes will be available in Chocolate Marshmallow, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle, Funfetti and Strawberry Key Lime flavors with other flavors available for purchase. A variety of other flavors will be available for purchase. Occasionally Cake will offer an anniversary special of four cupcakes for $8.
“We’re so grateful to be part of Occasionally Cake’s anniversary, and honored to be selected as a partner in their fundraising effort” said Melissa Dobbs, president of Metropolitan School of the Arts of Lorton, Va.
ABOUT OCCASIONALLY CAKE
Occasionally Cake opened its first cake shop in 2009 at 8859 Richmond Highway in Alexandria, Va. and expanded to Old Town Alexandria at 207 King Street in 2012. The designer cake boutique specializes in custom cupcakes and specialty cakes. They have been voted Best New Business by the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce in Virginia, as well as Best in Show and Best in Taste for three years at the Chocolate Lovers Festival in Fairfax, Va. Occasionally Cake has become renowned for its flair for cutting edge taste, classic designs, and mission to champion community causes. Visit Occasionally Cake on Facebook or go to www.occasionallycake.com.
ABOUT METROPOLITAN SCHOOL
OF THE ARTS (MSA):
Lorton, Va.-based, Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) is the first Washington, D.C. area, private, secondary performing arts academy, founded in 2013 by Melissa Dobbs. A 501 (c) 3 organization, the MSA performing arts studios in Alexandria and Lorton, Va. have taught dance, music and theater to more than 10,000 students since 2001. Noted for its world-class instructors, MSA offers high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students. The organization was featured in Dance Teacher magazine, FOX 5 Morning News, WUSA9, Northern Virginia Magazine, Washington Business Journal and Washington Families magazine. Many students from MSA studios go on to perform in prestigious arenas including Broadway, National Tours, The Julliard School, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Washington Ballet, The American Academy of Ballet, Universal Ballet Academy, The Kirov Ballet, The Hartt School, Marymount University (New York), Ford’s Theater and Mark Morris Dance Company. MSA offers a performing arts school, two performing arts studios, a youth tap ensemble, a youth ballet, a jazz company, community theatre program, as well as MetroClub and MetroRide, as part of their arts-focused, after-school program. Call 703.339.0444 or visit www.metropolitanarts.org, Facebook or Twitter.