Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Ann E. Spehar, Executive Director
Andi Pevitz, Administrative Assistant
630-420-3086; info@nef203.org; www.nef203.org

NEF Announces 23rd Annual Spring Breakfast — “Building a Passion for STEM”

BUILDING A PASSION FOR STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF) will be holding its 23
rd Annual Spring
Breakfast “Building a Passion for STEM” on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Coffee and
networking begin at 7:00 a.m. with the breakfast and program from 7:30-9:00 a.m. The
event will be held at the Embassy Suites, located at 1823 Abriter Court, Naperville, Illinois.
The annual Building a Passion fundraiser celebrates NEF funded programs and their direct
influence on the students, teachers and parents in Naperville Community Unit School
District 203.

Alan Krashesky, veteran news anchor and reporter, will serve as emcee. He is the co-anchor
of ABC 7’s top-rated 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. weekday news shows and host of “NewsViews,” the
political and current affairs segment featured on ABC 7’s Sunday Morning News.

2016 marks the 23rd annual Building a Passion breakfast fundraiser. “Building a Passion for
STEM” will include student art and music, the announcement of the Celebrating
Inspiration and Distinguished Service Awards, the Alan D. Krashesky Prize and the
Scholarship Awards. The funds raised from the event support the following NEF programs
in district 203 schools: Kid Booster Anonymous Fund, Start the Day (formerly Breakfast
Program), Annual Grant Awards, Junior High Math Camp, Trustee Awards and Study Skills
Academy.

Individual tickets are $80.00, tables of 10 are $750.00 and sponsorship levels include
$1,000 – Gold Partner; $2,500 – Platinum Partner; and $5,000 – Sustaining Partner.
Reservations or donations may be made online at www.nef203.org or by calling
(630) 420-3086.

For more information, please contact Ann or Wendy at the contact information listed above

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NEF’S MISSION IS TO ENCOURAGE CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE IN ALL NAPERVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT 203 STUDENTS. WE ARE THE PHILANTHROPIC ARM OF NAPERVILLE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 203. BY SUPPLEMENTING OUR SCHOOL COMMUNITY WITH PRIVATE DONATIONS, WE ENHANCE EDUCATION AND PROGRAMS FOR ALL STUDENTS. PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO NEF BY SIMPLY VISITING OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.NEF203.ORG. IN ADDITION, CONSIDER BECOMING INVOLVED BY OFFERING YOUR TIME AND TALENT AS A VOLUNTEER ON ONE OF OUR COMMITTEES OR TASK FORCES THAT WORK TOWARD THE FULFILLMENT OF OUR MISSION.

Upcoming Events

  1. Building A Passion

    March 20 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
  2. NEF Golf Outing

    July 9