|On April 1, 2019, the Town of Amherst Town Council unanimously passed a proclamation recognizing 2019 as AEF’s 25th year. Council Presidet |
Lynn Griesemer read the Proclamation aloud:
Proclamation in Recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Amherst Education Foundation
WHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation was founded in 1994 by a group of concerned citizens who were committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support for public schools; and
WHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation has provided our public schools with hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding since its founding; and
WHEREAS, Amherst Education Foundation has improved the educational experience of thousands of students by supporting teachers, staff, and administrations of our public schools; and
WHEREAS, strong public education is central to a thriving community and a thriving community is central to strong public education,
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that we, the Town Council of the Town of Amherst in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby recognize 2019 as the 25th anniversary of the Amherst Education Foundation, and honor its mission to support Amherst area public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of every student and prepares them to succeed in the 21st century.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, WE the Amherst Town Council have hereunto voted and set our hands this 1st day of April, 2019. Tickets are now available for our spring celebration! We hope you can join us on Thursday, May 30, 2019, for a festive evening of fun!Our special guests include AEF co-founder Ellen Story, Senator Jo Comerford, Representative Mindy Domb, and Amherst Town Council President Lynn Griesemer. The evening will feature cocktails, hearty appetizers, and a fun and unique silent auction.
Get your tickets today!
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. See you there!
Thursday, May 30
5:30 – 7:30 pm
UMass Marriott Center
AEF is an independent, non-profit organization committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support.
Amherst Education Foundation (AEF) supports Amherst area public schools* in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of every student and prepares them to succeed in the 21st century.