Volume 17 | October 2019
FOUNDATION NEWS
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 for supporting our Harlem Wizards vs D95 Ankle Breakers game on October 22! What a night!
Thank you to our Wizards Game Sponsors!
Foundation Insight- Did you know...
Harlem Wizards Game
Over 1,000 people attended the Harlem Wizards vs D95 Ankle Breakers game on October 22. WOW! Thank you to the D95 Ankle Breakers, the sponsors, the volunteers, the Bare Voices, and the general D95 community for making this event a huge success, raising well over $10,000 for additional innovations in D95. Congratulations to Sarah Adams for winning the Bragging Rights trophy! Click HERE t o read more and to see all the awesome photographs taken by Vanessa Griffin Photography.
FREE Workshop: What you must know when your child turns 18
On November 12 the Foundation is hosting a FREE Workshop, "What You MUST Know When Your Child Turns 18" from 7-8:30 PM at the Ela Area Public Library. The workshop will be presented by Shire Law Group, PC. To learn more and to register, click HERE.
FREE Workshop: Basic Auto Safety
On November 20 the Foundation coordinating another FREE Workshop, "Basic Auto Safety" for your high school driver at Casten Body Shop from 4-5PM. For more info, and to register, click HERE . Limited spots available!
AmazonSmile
Holiday shopping season is practically here! You can support the Foundation by doing your shopping on Amazon! The Foundation is able to receive 0.5% of eligible purchases through the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know- same products, same prices, same service! All you have to do is shop   HERE  and the Foundation benefits.
Tutoring Center
Did you know the Tutoring Center is providing an opportunity to District 95 learners for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year? Use the promo code “FOUNDATION” or submit this email, and they will provide the following discounts and donations:
 
  • For the K-12 academic programs (Math, Reading, Writing), a $100 discount will be provided for your first month of instruction. Further, for each enrolled student, a donation in the amount of $50 will be provided to The Foundation.

  • For the ACT/SAT Program, a $200 discount will be provided on the full 64-hour program. Further, for each enrolled student, a donation in the amount of $100 will be provided to The Foundation.
 
For more info, visit  https://longgrove.tutoringcenter.com  or check our Google Reviews here . We are quickly approaching the deadline to begin the sessions in order to be ready for the April SAT assessment at the high school for juniors. Please call Center Director Andy Spetter (a D95 parent) at 847.383.5654 to set up your FREE diagnostic assessment and test consultation.
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation 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
Board of Trustees
Sandra Frampton- Chair
Tom Lilly- Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Warren- Treasurer
Ann Marie McConnell- Corporate Secretary
Lisa Ballotti- Vice Chair Communications
Andy Spetter- Vice Chair Grants & Initiatives
Kelley Gallt- District 95 Superintendent & Trustee
Brad Bailey- Trustee
Katie Gazdacka- Trustee
Jennifer McGrath- Trustee
Allen Ordeanu- Trustee
John Sfire- Trustee Emeritus
Erica Chianelli - Executive Director
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
District 95 Educational Foundation | 847-540-5494 | foundation@lz95.org | www.district95foundation.org