Volume 31| January 21, 2021
D95 Superhero Shuffle
Join us for a fun, family friendly, virtual 5K walk/run from 3/13-3/27 to honor all the Superheroes in our community! With a Virtual 5K, you can run/walk ANYTIME and ANYWHERE! Bragging rights trophy to the D95 School with the most participants! Click HERE for more info!
We're looking for sponsors for this event! Sponsorships range from $250-$1,000. Great opportunity to give back and get great exposure for your company. Click HERE for details, or contact Erica at foundation@lz95.org for more info. Thank you to our sponsors thus far: Lamp Incorporated, Fidelity Group Ltd., Casten Body Shop, Hollister Incorporated, Sandra Frampton @properties, Ann Marie & Scott McConnell, PMG Wealth Management, & Melon Ink.
Business Mentors Wanted
Become a mentor! Help middle school students develop entrepreneurial skills by sharing your business know how through the mxINCedu program. Sign up HERE. You will be asked to join the classroom via Zoom so you don't have to be local. Spread the word to your colleagues and friends. Volunteer training will be held 2/18. Don't delay...sign up TODAY!
Corporate Partner Highlight
On behalf of the Theriault-Fazio Team at Proper Rate, we would like to wish you all the best in 2021. Mortgage rates are still historically low, and now is a great time to consider a mortgage checkup. You can visit our website at theriaultfazioteam.com or call us at 847-972-5704 to learn more. We’re here to help! Please don’t hesitate to give us a call if we can be of assistance.
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation and speaker grants
  • Resources for District 95 initiatives such as Lego League, Film Festival, Science Fair, and STEAM Summit
  • 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