Northborough Education Foundation

In Support of Our Schools

Northborough Education Foundation - In Support of Our Schools

Gala Jr. Tickets on Sale Now!

Girls and boys, choose your favorite grown-up, put on your favorite fancy clothes, and join us for a very special evening of dancing, games, hors d’oeuvres, sweets and more!

Tickets for the Gala Jr. are now on sale!

Order yours today at: galajr2018.eventbrite.com

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Time: 4:30-6:00PM recommended for kids ages 6 and under, 6:30-8:00PM recommended for kids ages 7-12

Location: Algonquin Regional High School Cafeteria (79 Bartlett Street, Northborough)

NEF Awards $36,075 in School Grants

NEF supported a grant for Community Reading Day 2018 for all Northborough Elementary Schools and Melican Middle School. (NEF Grants Chair Susan Ogar, Proctor Principal Alana Cyr, Zeh Principal Sue Whitten, Lincoln Street Principal Jennifer Parson, Peaslee Principal Jill Barnhardt, Melican Principal Michelle Karb, NEF Communications Chair Noel Silvia)

On September 15th, NEF awarded $36,075 in funds to 18 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library.

To learn more about the grants funded, click here.

Third Annual Applefest Gala Tickets on Sale August 1st!

Join NEF for a night of Cocktails and Dancing Under the Stars. There will be a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres followed by dancing to live music provided by Fever (www.feverband.net). Cocktail attire is requested.

The Gala will be held on Friday, September 15th at 7:30 at the Juniper Hills Golf Course Pavilion.

Tickets are $50/person and can be purchased August 1st at Lowe’s Market or online at www.ApplefestGala.eventbrite.com..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Save the Date!

The 3rd annual Applefest Gala will be held on Friday, September 15th at 7:30 at the Juniper Hill Golf Course. Tickets go on sale August 1st.

Come join us for cocktails & Hors D’Oeuvres and dancing with “Fever” (www.feverband.net)

CASH BAR | MYSTERY BASKETS | RAFFLES

All proceeds support the Northborough Education Foundation

Team Trivia 2017

Forty-eight teams matched wits at NEF’s 8th annual Team Trivia Night held on April 7, which resulted in raising $15,500 in profit.

The top three scores were extremely close with the winning team, The Dream Team, scoring 77 points. The team members of The Dream Team included Tony Armata, Chuck Hart, Jason Perrault, and Kris Benson. Let’s Look It Up came in second place with 75 points and Jolly Ranchers took third place with 72 points.

The best costume award went to Trophy Wives, comprised of staff members from Robert E. Melican Middle School.

The panel of judges included Rita Matraia, Tom Lowe, Beverly Mulkey, Pat Montimurro, John Coderre, and Fred George.

Event sponsors were Metrowest Painting, St. Mary’s Credit Union, realtor Karen Scopetski, Metrowest Oral Surgical Associates, realtor Michelle Gillespie and LifeCare Physical Therapy.

Princess Tea Party May 6th

NEF invites you to the 5th annual Mother/Daughter Princess Tea Party on Saturday, May 6 from 2 pm – 4 pm at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St, Northborough.

Appearances by Ariel and Belle are scheduled so be sure to bring a camera and wear your princess attire.

Reservations are required and spots fill up quickly. To register, click here.

Team Trivia Night 2017 Announced

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Time to brush up on your trivia. The annual NEF Team Trivia Night will be held on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at the Doubletree, 5400 Computer Drive in Westborough. Doors open at 7 pm and first question is at 7:30 pm.

Register before March 24th at the early bird cost of $140 per team. After this date, the cost will increase to $160/team. Spectators are welcome with a $10 suggested donation at the door.

Click here for complete details, or

Register online today!

All proceeds will benefit NEF. Your entry fee is a tax-deductible contribution to NEF, a registered 501(c)3 organization.

 

 

 

Chromebook Campaign Goal Reached!

NEF is thrilled to announce that, thanks to the extreme generosity of local residents and businesses alike, we have reached our goal of raising $50,000 for the purchase of more than 200 new Chromebooks for Northborough’s K-12 schools. The NEF Chromebook Campaign was launched on April 1st of 2016 with a live “paddle raise” at our annual Team Trivia Night. The paddle raise brought in over $8000 to kickstart the campaign. In the year following, NEF has received donations from individuals and families in Northborough, “Evenings for Education” hosts, and a number of local businesses including T. Rose Karate (who donated 100% of proceeds from an Intro to Karate fundraiser), Central One Federal Credit Union, Liquid Ice, Northboro House of Pizza, Emily Jane Designs and LulaRoe.

The largest donations came in from several campaign sponsors who generously contributed 10 or more Chromebooks to the campaign. These include: Wheelhouse Wealth Advisors, The Staples Foundation, Haven Restoration and the Northborough Chiropractic Center.

NEF wishes to thank all those who helped us to realize our goal. Thanks to your generous support, Northborough students will have much greater access to the technology they need to propel their literacy and achievement in 21st century skills.

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2016 grant ceremony awards $38,400 to schools

NEF President Marile Borden, NEF Treasurer Amy Staunton, Peaslee Teacher Lisa Miranda, NEF VP Kirsten Forbush

Awarding grant for Imagination Playground. (left to right: NEF President Marile Borden, NEF Treasurer Amy Staunton, Peaslee Teacher Lisa Miranda, NEF VP Kirsten Forbush)(photo by Sue Ogar)

NEF awarded $38,400 in funds to 14 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library on Sept. 13.

The descriptions of each grant award and photos of the recipients can be found here.