Putnam City Schools Foundation March/April 2015 Spring Break is March 16-20 Quick Links Our Website Donate Now Contact Us Staff Contact Caroline Gist, CFRE President [email protected] Jennifer Richardson Dir. Programs & Marketing [email protected] Office Address: 5401 NW 40th Oklahoma City, OK 73122 405.495.5200 ext. 1205 www.pcf4kids.org Board of Trustees Officers Kyle McDonald, Chairperson Casey Moore, Vice Chair/Sec. Roger Cude, Treasurer Wall of Fame Celebration Sonny Vu, PCW 1991 On April 9, the Foundation will hold its annual Wall of Fame Celebration. This year we will honor Sonny Vu, a graduate of PCW in 1991. Sonny is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Misfits, maker of awardwinning wearable technology products, including Shine and Flash, along with smart home product Bolt, a wirelessly connected smart bulb. Tickets for the Wall of Fame Celebration can be purchased by contact the Foundation offices or downloading a reservation form from our website www.pcf4kids.org. Table for 8 - $1,450 Individual - $110 Individual (PC Employee, Alum, PTA) - $60 Chuck Lundeen, Past Chairperson Board Members Pilar Cipollone Jamie Elmore Misty Garrett Steve Hull Carrie Jacobs Michelle Nisbett John Parker Tania Smith Chuck Thomas Kaci Trojan Ex-Officio Dr. Fred Rhodes Steve Lindley Gail LoPresto Caroline Gist, President PC Parents Learning Too ESL for Immigrant Parents A language barrier can be difficult to overcome and can hinder a parent's ability to be involved in their child's education and community. These ESL classes being offered by Putnam City Schools provides English literacy classes to immigrant parents and youth in our district. Individuals receive instruction in speaking, listening, reading, and writing English. The Foundation is currently working to raise $60,000 in support of this program. To learn more or to donate to this or other programs offered by the Foundation, contact us! A Donors Story Frank Darrow We have many donors that give generously to the Foundation and want to take a minute to share some of their stories with you and why they give. Frank Darrow was a long time custodian at a Putnam City high school. He retired several years ago, but had a desire to give back to Putnam City Schools. Upon his death, a donation to the Foundation was made from his teacher retirement fund in the amount of $5,000. Frank's name now sit proudly among our Legacy Society members where his legacy in the district will live on. Support the Foundation While You Shop Amazon Smile When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate to the Putnam City Schools Foundation. You can support us everytime you shop. Simply click on this link HERE to get started. Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know. Same selection, same prices, same service. This is just a way to give back while doing something you already do. Please visit our website at www.pcf4kids.org. Donate HERE.
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