Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Board of Education honors Caldwell resident for her efforts for the district.
The Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education Monday night honored Marie Lanfrank, founding member and chairman of the district’s educational foundation. Lanfrank stepped down earlier this year from her position as chairman of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation after leading the organization since its inception in 2007. Over the years, Lanfrank said, the not-for-profit group of volunteers has raised more than $150,000 for the district, mostly through special events such as Taste of the Caldwells and Dancing With Our Community Stars. Board of Education President Mary Davidson personally thanked Lanfrank Monday before presenting her with a proclamation from the board. Davidson said it was Lanfrank who brought the idea of …
Monday, April 15, 2013
DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Verona will donate $200 to a local education foundation each time a resident purchases a car.
DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge has donated $1,000 each to the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation and the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence. The Verona dealership kicked off a partnership with the districts at the start of March agreeing to make a donation to the foundations each time a resident from their towns purchased a car. In March, five residents from Verona and five from Caldwell-West Caldwell purchased cars from DeCozen. The partnership continues through the end of May. "The Board of Education and the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation greatly appreciate the recent donation of $1,000 by the DeCozen auto dealership in Verona to the education foundation," Mary Davidson, President of the Caldwell-West …
Friday, March 1, 2013
DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Verona partnering with the Verona and Caldwell-West Caldwell School districts to make a donation every time a resident buys a car.
Caldwell, West Caldwell and Verona residents will have the opportunity to help out their school districts while driving off the lot in their brand new car. DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge, located at 225 Bloomfield Ave. in Verona, will be partnering with the Verona and Caldwell-West Caldwell School districts by making donations every time a resident makes a car purchase. DeCozen held a special event Friday to get ready for the big March 1 kickoff with superintendents of each district as well as members of the districts' school foundations in attendance. “We are very grateful for this opportunity, and are looking forward to working with DeCozen and the Verona School District on this partnership,” said James Heinegg, Superintendent of Caldwell-…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Results from Saturday night's fundraiser for Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation.
After more than two hours of performances, Jensyn Modero and Jonathan Barrett were named the Top Female and Top Male dancers in the second season of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation's Dancing With Our Community Stars Saturday night. Modero delighted the judges and audience with her tap dancing in "Singing in the Rain" and everyone flipped for Barrett's high-energy performance to "Party Rock Anthem" and "Gangnam Style." Fourteen local "celebrities" paired with professional dancers from Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Montville gave it their all to raise funds for Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools. The "People's Choice" award went to top fundraiser Leslie List, who has three children in the school district. List danced a cha-cha in…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Which male and female dancers will win mirror ball trophies at Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation's competition/fundraiser this Saturday?
Friday, February 22
The Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation will present the second annual "Dancing With Our Community Stars" fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23, at James Caldwell High School's Center for Performing Arts. Fourteen local "celebrities" will dance the tango, salsa, hustle and more to raise money for Caldwell-West Caldwell schools. One male and one female will be named topped dancer and walk away with a mirror ball trophy. (A third trophy will go to the biggest fundraiser. Vote with your dollars here.) Have fun guessing who will win with these Patch Polls. Order your tickets today at ShowTix4U.com. They'll be more expensive at the door and good seats are selling out fast.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Fourteen dancers will compete, raise funds for Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation.
Wednesday, February 13
Who will be voted Caldwell-West Caldwell’s Best Male, Best Female and People’s Choice dancer? Which stars have the right moves to rule the dance floor? Find out on Saturday, Feb. 23 when the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF) presents season two of Dancing With Our Community Stars at James Caldwell High School’s Center for Performing Arts starting at 7 p.m. Inspired by ABC's Dancing With the Stars, Dancing With Our Community Stars will feature 14 local celebrities paired with professional dancers from Montville’s Fred Astaire Dance Studio. The competitive dances will include the tango, salsa, hustle, Bollywood and cha-cha, and each dancer will have two minutes to woo the crowd and the judges. This Year's Stars and Judges…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Tickets now on sale for second annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation fundraiser.
Thursday, January 10
Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation’s “Dancing With Our Community Stars,” which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m., at James Caldwell High School's Center for Performing Arts in West Caldwell. In the spirit of the popular ABC show “Dancing with the Stars,” community celebrities will be paired with professional dancers of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Montville to compete before a panel of judges to win the mirror ball trophies for best male and best female dancer. This year’s contestants are: For a minimum donation of $5, you have the privilege of selecting the people’s choice winner of a mirror ball trophy by voting for your favorite dancer at www.gofundme.com/…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Former superintendent and business administrator make guest appearance at Board of Education meeting.
Daniel Gerardi and Ronald Skopak retired from their positions as superintendent and business administrator of Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools at the end of June with a combined 69 years of service. The longtime colleagues and close friends made a guest appearance at Monday night's Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting to make a presentation to the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF). Gerardi and Skopak handed Marie Lanfrank, president of the CWCEF, a check for $4,007.45, representing proceeds from their retirement dinner held in June. "If anyone deserves to receive gifts on their retirement it's Dan and Ron," said Superintendent James Heinegg, "and they chose to instead donate all of the proceeds of the …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation tops $100K mark with this year's 10 grants.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Lessons on everything from elections, classic literature and new technology will be enhanced this school year thanks to grants awarded to Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools by the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF). The Foundation announced this week that 10 grants totalling $32,000 will help create new and enhanced learning opportunities for students in grades K through 12. “With the awards granted this year, the Foundation has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District,” stated Marie Lanfrank, CWCEF president, this week in a press release. “The grants finance programs and projects that would not have been funded or realized through the normal budget.” The foundation raises money …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Letter writer is president of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation.
Monday, April 30, 2012
The Caldwell West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF) extends its sincerest thanks to all the restaurants/caterers/distributors who gave so generously to our Fifth Annual Taste of the Caldwells. Caldwell Seafood, Cielo’s of Fairfield, Cloverleaf Tavern of Caldwell, Cricket Hill Brewery of Fairfield, D’Lites of West Caldwell, Edible Arrangements of Caldwell, Fedway of Kearney, Forte Pizzeria & Ristorante of Caldwell, Gourmet Dining at Caldwell College, Jack’s Café of Verona, Katy’s Cakes at Rose Mediterranean Restaurant of Caldwell, Luce of Caldwell, Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant of Livingston, R&R Marketing of West Caldwell, Rose Mediterranean Restaurant of Caldwell, Shop Rite’s Sunrise Kitchens of West Caldwell & Starbucks of West …