Published September 27, 2012
North Thurston Education Foundation luncheon set for Oct. 9Lisa Pemberton, staff writer
Reservations are being accepted for the North Thurston Education Foundations 10th annual fundraiser luncheon, slated for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 9. The nonprofit organization provides Student Assistance Grants in every school to help students in need with items such as school supplies, field trip fees, clothing, medical supplies and toiletries. It also awards scholarships for graduating seniors in need, and Learning Improvement Grants to help teachers increase student learning with materials and enrichment activities. The event will feature keynote speaker Erin Jones, director of Equity and Achievement for Federal Way Public Schools and former assistant superintendent of Student Achievement with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. For more information, or to reserve a spot at the luncheon, call Liz Squires at 360-491-5040.