Plumbing Museum to host education gala

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Watertown, Mass. — In commemoration of World Plumbing Day, the Plumbing Museum is pleased to announce that it will host its first-ever fundraising gala on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Held at the historic museum itself, this one-of-a-kind event is titled “Looking Forward, Giving Back,” and is expected to shine a spotlight on the importance of educating the next generation of the plumbing industry.

LookingForward, Giving BackProceeds from the event will support the non-profit American Sanitary Plumbing Museum as well as a host of students in pursuit of careers in the Greater Boston Plumbing industry. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the event’s Guest of Honor, is scheduled to be on hand as the Plumbing Museum and its followers raise support for the young men and women who will solve problems and make enhancements to plumbing and sanitation for years to come. A limited number of tickets and sponsorships are available for this event, and can be purchased by contacting Linda Veiking, Museum Event Coordinator by phone at 617-926-0092 or email at

Since 1979, the Plumbing Museum has attracted plumbers, tradesmen and curious visitors from all over to explore the history of a vital American craft. The Plumbing Museum offers a unique, take on American history and stands as a tribute to the plumbers, engineers and inventors whose hard work and creative spirit have contributed so much to the betterment of our society. This one-of-a-kind museum was featured in the Wall Street Journal and on WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle, and offers free tours by appointment. For more information, visit:

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