The organization hosted a celebration at Tuttle’s on Sunday.
Hopkins schools supporters headed to Tuttle’s on Sunday for discounted bowling, refreshments, door prizes, live music—and a celebration of an important milestone for the Hopkins Education Foundation. The organization, a non-profit that funds projects within the Hopkins school district, has awarded $2 million in grants since it formed in 1995. It took 11 years to reach the $1 million mark. With increasing community support, it raised its second $1 million in just six years. In all, the Foundation has awarded more than 300 grants. Not only did the foundation spread the word at Sunday’s "$2 million 2-gether Foundation Celebration." It also showed the ceremonial $2 million check at Homecoming festivities. *** Do you have photos of the $2 …
The organization has given $2 million to Hopkins Public Schools since it began.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from Hopkins Public Schools. HEF (Hopkins Education Foundation) has passed an important milestone – it has granted $2 million to Hopkins Public Schools. These grants promote excitement, enrichment and excellence in education. To celebrate, HEF is inviting the entire Hopkins Public Schools community to Tuttle’s (107 Shady Oak Road) on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. for discounted bowling, refreshments, door prizes and live music. “We hope our turnout will include a mix of supporters and people who are not yet familiar with the Foundation,” said Jelan Heidelberg, president of HEF. “This is a time for us to celebrate the important work of investing in our children and our future.” It …