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Flagler County Education Foundation raises $80,000 at annual dinner

The foundation also installed new board members and announced that Executive Director Teresa Rizzo has been selected to participate in Leadership Florida's Education Class program.


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  • | 8:02 p.m. June 26, 2023
Flagler County Court Judge Judge Melissa Distler (at podium) installs the Flagler County Education Foundation 2023-24 Board of Directors Executive Committee (from left): Vice President Maria Lavin-Sanhudo, Secretary Victoria Tiehen, Vice President Jennifer Thornton, President Joe Wright and Treasurer Khanh-Lien Banko with Foundation Executive Director Teresa Rizzo.
Flagler County Court Judge Judge Melissa Distler (at podium) installs the Flagler County Education Foundation 2023-24 Board of Directors Executive Committee (from left): Vice President Maria Lavin-Sanhudo, Secretary Victoria Tiehen, Vice President Jennifer Thornton, President Joe Wright and Treasurer Khanh-Lien Banko with Foundation Executive Director Teresa Rizzo.
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The Flagler County Education Foundation raised $80,000 at its annual dinner on June 8.

The funds will help the Ed Foundation continue supporting and innovating programs for Flagler Schools, according to a press release.

"What a success," said Stephanie Ellis, the foundation's assistant director for marketing and communications. "Thank you to all our supporters of the foundation. We could not do it without each of our donors.

"It was an incredible night with many wonderful speakers who shared their impact and involvement."

The Ed Foundation also installed new board members and congratulated officers who had stepped own

The foundation also announced that Executive Director Teresa Rizzo has been selected to participate in Leadership Florida's 2023-24 Education Class program.

During the eight-month program, education leaders from across the state focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with raising Florida's public schools to national prominence, according to the press release. 

For more information on how to get involved with the Flagler County Education Foundation, visit flagleredfoundation.org.

 

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