Thanks 4 Giving Inaugural Appreciation Luncheon
New for 2017 – Our inaugural Thanks 4 Giving Appreciation Luncheon. This event took place on Friday, October 20 at the beautiful Knollwood Club. Held in conjunction with our Raise Your Hand For Education online auction which ran from October 17-20, there were special auction items exclusive to the event.
The luncheon featured special guest speaker Steve Pemberton, author of “A Chance in the World” and Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion and Global Chief Diversity Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance. Mr. Pemberton’s speech was captivating and inspiring to all in attendance. Attendees were also treated to a special presentation by Deer Path Middle School sixth graders highlighting one of our 2017-2018 grants – DrumFIT.
Opening Doors for Education Home Tour
In 2017 we celebrated the 15th Annual Home Tour. It was a delightful community event again this year. Nearly 400 people spent the day visiting four amazing homes generously opened up by their owners to benefit our schools. Thank you to everyone who volunteered at, attended, sponsored and supported our 15th Annual Opening Doors for Education Home Tour helping us to raise over $60,000 which will benefit our schools. We must also extend sincere appreciation to the District 67 administration and staff for their support of this event from assisting with communications and ticket sales to volunteering at the homes.