Thursday, April 11, 2013
Verona car dealership will donate $200 to local education foundations each time a resident purchases a car.
DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Verona will donate $1,000 to both the Verona and Caldwell school districts as part of a program to encourage residents to buy cars locally and support the schools. The Verona dealership, located at 225 Bloomfield Ave., kicked off a partnership on March 1, with the Verona and Caldwell-West Caldwell School Districts, in which a donation would be made every time a resident makes a car purchase through May 1. DeCozen will make a $200 donation to either the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence or the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation each time a resident of Verona, Caldwell or West Caldwell buys a car during that period of time. In March, five cars were sold to Verona residents and five cars were…
Monday, March 25, 2013
The F.N. Brown and Brookdale Avenue School communities will all simultaneously read "The Cricket in Times Square" to share a common reading experience.
An entire school community will come together Tuesday, as F.N. Brown and Brookdale elementary schools kick off an initiative in which students, parents, teachers, administrators, custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers and everyone involved in the schools picks up and reads the same book at the same time. “The project is called One School, One Book, and it is a program designed to unite a school community in literacy,” said F.N. Brown and Brookdale Library Media Specialist Corisa Walker. The program is sponsored by the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence. On Tuesday, March 26, F.N. Brown will hold a kick-off assembly at 9 a.m. to introduce students and parents to the program. “We think it will be a great, fun way to set the …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Verona is partnering with the Verona and Caldwell-West Caldwell School Districts to make a donation every time a resident buys a car.
Verona, Caldwell and West Caldwell residents will have the unique opportunity to help out their school district 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. “This is the kind of stuff we need more of,” said Verona Superintendent of Schools Steven Forte. “This is a great opportunity for the schools and to help support businesses in town, its a win win.” On Feb. 22, DeCozen held a special event to get ready for the big March 1 car kickoff with Superintendents of each school as well as members of the district's school …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence will auction off sports memorabilia and tickets to sporting events for Verona Schools.
The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE), a non-profit organization, will be hosting their Inaugural Fall Fundraiser on October 24. Wear your favorite team jersey for a silent auction of autographed sports memorabilia from the New York Giants, Jets, Devils, Yankees and Mets, as well as tickets to sporting events. The event will be held 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at the Verona Inn at 624 Bloomfield Avenue. According to the organization, their mission is “to enhancing excellence in education through the development and distribution of private resources for the benefit of Verona schools and students.”
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence hosts event celebrating grants for teachers.
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
On Feb. 9, the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) hosted its second annual Wine Pairing at Avenue Bistro. The event celebrated the work VFEE has done during the last five years — providing teachers with $115,000 in grants to enhance school curriculums. During the course of the evening, Verona’s Food Network Chopped champion chef Michael DiIonno prepared four food courses — each coupled with a different wine. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization and become a volunteer, donor or trustee should click here or like them on Facebook.