Volume 35| May 20, 2021
LAST CALL to register for our 6th Annual Golf Outing on June 10th! For details and to register, click HERE.

Thank you to our Golf Outing Sponsors!
Light It Forward
Light It Forward, an honorary, pay-it-forward luminary fundraising walk, is on 6/1! No purchase necessary to walk the path. Purchase/dedicate a luminary for $25. Dedications will be written on the luminaries for everyone to view. Funds raised will support D95 families in need. Sponsored by the LZHS Class of 2021 and the D95 Foundation. For more details, and to purchase a luminary, click 
Cultural Diversity Fair
We are in the midst of planning our Cultural Diversity Fair, scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 1-4PM outside in the PAC parking lot at LZHS. This inaugural event was initially scheduled for April 2020, but was canceled due to COVID. We're excited to get it back on the calendar! If you're interested in being part of the planning committee, e-mail Erica at foundation@lz95.org.
Read below to learn more about the Foundation's AWESOME Marketing & Communications intern, Rinna Kim! Rinna is a Senior at LZHS, graduating this weekend. She has been a HUGE asset to the Foundation, and we are so grateful to have had the chance to work with her this school year!
Corporate Partner Highlight- Proper Rate
With warmer weather right around the corner, we are excited to get out in the community. We will have an event at Ice Cream Social in Barrington on Wednesday, June 2nd. Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/theriaultfazioteam/ to learn how you can register for a free scoop of ice cream, and to check out our future Summer events. 

Warmer weather also means a competitive housing market. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call if we can be of assistance on your home financing projects. You can visit our website at properrate.com/theriaultfazioteam or call us at
847-972-5704 to learn more. We’re here to help! Thank you, and have a great Summer!
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation and speaker grants
  • Resources for District 95 initiatives such as Lego League, Film Festival, STEAM Possible
  • Partner for high school internship opportunities
  • Academic funding for under-resourced students
  • Author in Residence
  • Basic needs for under-resourced students through Joanie's Closet
  • Cultural Diversity Fair/Poster Contest
Board of Trustees
Brad Bailey- Chair
Sandra Frampton- Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Warren- Treasurer
Ann Marie McConnell- Corporate Secretary
Lisa Ballotti- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Jennifer McGrath- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Andy Spetter- Vice Chair Grants & Initiatives
Stephanie King- Vice Chair Fund Development
Kelley Gallt- District 95 Superintendent & Trustee
Katie Gazdacka- Trustee
Indra Josephs- Trustee
Allen Ordeanu- Trustee
Vas Russis- Trustee
John Sfire- Trustee Emeritus
Erica Chianelli- Executive Director
The mission of the District 95 Educational Foundation is to raise funds and provide resources for additional innovations that empower all learners to achieve personal excellence.
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
District 95 Educational Foundation | 847-540-5494 | foundation@lz95.org | www.district95foundation.org