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Gifts to Elmbrook Exceed $625K

Community members and groups donated more than $625,000 in gifts to the Elmbrook School District in the 2011-12 school year. See the list of donors by school and the thanks from top school leaders.

Elmbrook's academic and extracurricular achievements are rooted in the "happy confluence of three things," School Board President Tom Gehl said at Monday night's annual meeting.

Families, community and teachers.

The support of the community is as important as the students, parents and teachers, Gehl said. From property taxes to charitable donations, local residents do much to keep Elmbrook successful, he and Superintendent Mark Hansen said.

Gehl offered "heartfelt thanks" the each of the people and groups in the list below who donated to the district in the 2011-12 school year. Gifts totaled more than $625,000.

"Absolutely stunning," Hansen said. "Kudos to the community for its continuing support of education."

Those who made donations to the district are and the receipients of their gifts are:

Brookfield Elementary

Brookfield Elementary PTO
Paul & Christine Anderson
Scott & Ann Wisner

Burleigh Elementary

Burleigh Elementary PTO
Northwestern Mutual Foundation Employee Volunteer Support Program
Patricia & Arthur Woodword
PPG Industries Foundation

Dixon Elementary

Dixon Elementary PTO

Swanson Elementary

Swanson Elementary PTO

Tonawanda Elementary

Tonawanda Elementary PTO
Northwestern Mutual Foundation Employee Volunteer Support Program
Paul Byrne Family

Pilgrim Park Middle School

Student Fundraising
Scout Troop 156
Northwestern Mutual Foundation Employee Volunteer Support Program
Pilgrim Park Middle School PTO

Wisconsin Hills Middle School

Wisconsin Hills Middle School PTO

Fairview South School

Brookfield Rotary Foundation
Friends of Fairview South

Brookfield Central High School

Brookfield Lancer Booster Club
Ryan & Company
Brookfield Central PTO
Brookfield Central Boys Basketball
Project STRIVE Parent Fundraising
Brookfield Hockey Center Ice Club
Central4Ward

Brookfield East High School

East 2010 & Beyond
Spartan Athletic Booster Club
Brookfield Hockey Center Ice Club
Mr. & Mrs. Larsen
Erick Brecheisen
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Holtebeck
James Hoggatt
Drs. Madhuri & Harisprasad Trivedi
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Klann
Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Shepherd
Baseball Parents Fundraising
Mr. & Mrs. Miller
Nick Havlik
Judith Hummal
Elmbrook Swim Club
William & David Kurtz
Mr. Pat O'Brien
Mr. & Mrs. Greg Morris

District-wide

Elmbrook Education Foundation
City of Brookfield Parks, Recreation and Forestry
Hellman's Driving Range
Tosa Foundation
Carol Williams Memorial

In addition to the $625,000 in gifts, the Elmbrook community also provides support through the Elmbrook Education Foundation, which administers a District-wide Educational Grant and Continuing Education Scholarship program and is developing a permanent endowment for the benefit of Elmbrook students and schools.

Honore Dugan Schiro September 29, 2012 at 02:23 PM
I would like to acknowledge and thank the Applause group at Central for their financial support of the arts.

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