The Levy County Schools Foundation STARS Gala fundraising event is slated for Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Williston Middle/High School. The semiformal evening will begin with hors dóeuvres and mingling at 5:00 pm followed by dinner and program at 6:00. The event will benefit the nonprofit Foundation with funds to support its scholarship and grant programs for Levy County schools and students.
Tickets for the event are $50 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available at $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,000 levels. For sponsorship or ticket information please contact Donna Turner at lcsf@levy,k12.flus or call (352)493-6056 (Monday – Wednesday).
The evening will include dinner, entertainment, a silent auction and door prizes. The program will feature guest speaker, Congressman Neal Dunn representing Florida’s Congressional District 2.
We are very excited that again this year Suncoast Credit Union is offering two $2,000 scholarships to Levy County students through the Levy County Schools Foundation. Applications will be available from the school districts high school guidance offices starting February 1st through March 31, 2017.
For additional information please contact Donna Turner at (352)493-6056 (Mon – Wed) or e-mail email@example.com.
Through its generous scholarship sponsors, donors and fundraising efforts the Foundation was proud to award 65 scholarships totaling $55,700 to deserving seniors of Levy County Schools.
Our Scholarship Sponsors were:
Friends of C Doyle McCall; Capital City Bank; Chiefland Chamber of Commerce; Chiefland Lions Club; Chiefland Woman’s Club; Duke Energy; Levy County Schools Foundation; Levy Soil & Water Conservation Board; Mt Pilgrim Baptist Church; Susie Shepard Family; Robert Williams; Friends of Earnest & Julia Haile; Drummond Family; Tommy Usher Family; Class of 1996; Friends & Family of Dean Hooker; Back Fighting Cancer; Suncoast Credit Union; Tri County Health Alliance; Quallsco/Class of 1961; Family & Friends of Ann Williams Planas; Williston Chamber of Commerce; Thomas Family; Family of Vera Smith; Whitehurst Family; Family of Lud Johnson; NAPA Auto.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORT OF OUR STUDENTS.
The Capital City Bank continues to support the Foundation in 2016/17 with their sponsorship of our Beast Feast and Gala fundraising events as a Gold sponsor; our Evening of Excellence to celebrate our teachers, ESPs and volunteers of the year; and providing $1,000 scholarship for a student from each of our high schools. In addition, this year they are supporting our Grants for Great Ideas project.
The Suncoast Credit Union continues to support the Foundation and the Levy County Schools with a $10,500 grant for 2016/17. These funds are allocated to classroom grants, our Grants for Great Ideas Program and our STEM Education programs.
Funds from their grants have provided opportunities for science field trips along with $1500 in water testing equipment for students to enjoy hands-on experiences in their science classes.
They have supported our Chrome Book Library Project by providing $4,000 to purchase the Joyce Bullock Elementary books and cart being rolled out at the beginning of the 2016/17 school year.
THANK YOU SUNCOAST FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!