Schools benefit from Community Financial program


To help bolster local education in southeast Michigan, Community Financial Credit Union announced it has donated funds to a number of school district foundations through the credit union’s Community Shares program. Community Shares, founded in 1999 to serve communities in southeast and northern Michigan, facilitates donations to school projects, functions and foundations. The credit union

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Spread the Modness!

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Mod Pizza has chosen the LPS Foundation for it’s “Spreading the Modness campaign this year! The Mod Squad at this location will donate $1 for every Mod Pizza purchased during Thanksgiving week. On Black Friday, typically a day of spending, Mod is encouraging customers to give back and “add a buck” to their bill to

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Teachers surprised by LPS Education Foundation grants


It was a caravan of good news and smiling faces this week, as the LPS Education Foundation took to the streets of the school district to surprise 16 teachers with classroom grants. Needless to say, the teachers were overwhelmed that their grant proposal was among those selected to receive funding to support their classroom project.

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Save the date for our annual luncheon!

The annual LPS Education Foundation luncheon will be held on Wednesday, October 28 at 12:00pm at St. Mary’s Cultural and Banquet Center, 18100 Merriman Rd., in Livonia. Steve Courtney will act as the Master of Ceremonies again this year. Courtney, a long time Livonia resident and big supporter of all things Livonia, will entertain and

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Bounce Back to School


Every year LPS  ushers in the new school year with the Bounce Back to School event, featuring inflatable bouncers, games, a petting zoo, face painting, and balloon artists.  All proceeds from this event are donated to the LPS Education Foundation to support the “Competitive Edge College Savings Program” for LPS children. Where:   Stevenson High

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LPS Alumni Directories

The LPS Education Foundation’s Alumni Committee is working with Harris Connect to update our Livonia Public Schools Alumni Directories. Harris Connect is in the process of reaching out to many of our Livonia Public School graduates by post card and phone to encourage them to respond. If you get a phone call or a post

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LPS Education Foundations Benefits from MOD Pizza Grand Opening

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View photos of this event The LPS Education Foundation recently attended a ribbon cutting and check presentation ceremony at the new MOD pizza located on Middlebelt road in Livonia.  The ribbon cutting event was sponsored by the Livonia Chamber of Commerce. The Schostak Family Restaurant Group held a “Pay What You Like” fundraiser a couple weeks prior and raised a total

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DFCU continues its support of LPS Education Foundation


The LPS Education Foundation’s Competitive Edge college savings program would not exist without the generous support from Livonia Public Schools employees, PTAs, PTSAs, citizens and corporate donors such as DFCU Financial. DFCU Financial has continued its long-term support of the LPS Education Foundation with a $10,000 donation – as part of its 10-year, $100,000 commitment

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Perrinville Teachers Thank LPS Foundation

Dear Board Members of the LPS Foundation, We wanted to take a moment to email you about the impact that the LPS Foundation Grant has had on our classrooms at Perrinville Early Childhood Center. We were so grateful to be awarded this grant to create a well-balanced classroom. We were able to purchase a wonderful

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LPS Education Foundation welcomes Honorary Board members

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Building on its strengths, the LPS Education Foundation is raising its profile by bringing well-known community leaders on to its inaugural Honorary Board. Members of the Foundation’s Operating Board, led by President Diane Policelli, celebrated the new partnership at a May 12, 2014 breakfast event at Andiamo restaurant. The 28 Honorary Board members were treated

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