Established in 1985 to increase business and community involvement in public schools and to provide programs and activities beyond the financial capabilities of the school district, the nonprofit foundation is the only organization that provides assistance to all public schools in Volusia County.
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Aug. 7 - New Teacher Breakfast
Aug. 21 - FUTURES Board Meeting
Aug. 26 - Tomorrow's Leaders Applications distributed
Aug. 30 - Mini-Grant Applications due to FUTURES
Sept. 5 - State Match Grant Applications due to FUTURES
Sept. 10 - TSIC Leadership Council
Sept. 16 - Tomorrow's Leaders Applications due to FUTURES
Sept. 17 - Mini-Grant Recipients Announced
Sept. 18 - FUTURES Board Meeting
Sept. 23 - Mini-Grant Awards Reception
For details, visit www.futuresvolusia.org
FUTURES CLUB MEMBERSHIPS and SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE NOW!
FUTURES has opportunities for your company or organization to support education.
Contact Kelly Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 386.255.6475 ext. 50730
FUTURES thanks our Club Members who contributed in July and August 2013:
Bomar Construction, Inc.
Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.
Consolidated Tomoka Land Company
Daytona International Speedway Corporation
Doran, Sims, Wolfe & Kundid
Gateway Bank of Florida
Mike & Mary Kay Jiloty
Radiology Imaging Associates, P.A.
R & R Industries, Inc.
Dr. Steve and Gina Sevigny
FUTURES thanks our event sponsors who have contributed for the 2013-2014 year:
Heart of Volusia, Inc.
Teacher of the Year
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
University of Central Florida
Run for FUTURES 8K/5K
Take Stock in Children Scholarship Donations:
Bank of America
Many thanks to
Michelle Zirkelbach of Adams, Cameron & Co; Greg & Kim Hamilton; Bill and Karla Vaughn; Sue Lutes and Joyce Jones for their generous donation!
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Wetn'Wild supports FUTURES
Single Day-$33.95 - Buy a day $47.99 get 2013 FREE
Florida Power & Light
5K Autism Run for Atlantic High School with the City of South Daytona, Saturday,
September 21, 2013.
15th Annual South Daytona 5K Run Application
Golf Tournament to benefit Take Stock in Children
Sponsored by BENCOR
October 19, 2013
@ Sugar Mill
More details coming soon!
FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools Announces New Officers
Pictured left to right - Bobby Thigpen, Past President;
Brad Giles, President Elect; Paula Gregory, Treasurer and Sam Willett, President.
Not pictured are Linda Bradley Thacker, Vice President and John Guthrie, Secretary
The FUTURES Board is pleased to announce the names of the recently installed executive board members:
President - Sam Willett
President Elect - Brad Giles
Vice President - Linda Bradley Thacker
Secretary - John Guthrie
Treasurer - Paula Gregory
Past President - Bobby Thigpen
FUTURES Welcomes New Teachers
FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools welcomed 180 teachers to the district on August 7th, 2013 at their "Annual New Teacher Breakfast" held at Atlantic High School. The enthusiastic new educators were welcomed by FUTURES President Sam Willett. The event was sponsored by:
Principals' of the Year and Superintendent's Outstanding Achievement Award
The Bus Brigade made its rounds on August 13th announcing the Elementary Principal of the Year, Secondary Principal of the Year and Superintendent's Outstanding Achievement Award recipients.
Congratulations to Joseph Ronca of Pathways Elementary School as the Elementary Principal of the Year, Dennis Neal of University High School as Secondary Principal of the Year, and Superintendent's Outstanding Achievement Award winner Cecilia Rivera of Starke Elementary School.
Joseph Ronca, 2013 Elementary Principal of the Year
Pathways Elementary School
Dennis Neal, 2013 Secondary Principal of the Year
University High School
Cecilia Rivera, 2013 Superintendent's Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
Starke Elementary School
Congratulations to Ms. Grecia Delgado, Ms. Kahiya Fairclugh and Ms. Jasmine Naamou who are the recipients of a $1,000 scholarship from FUTURES!
FUTURES Tomorrow's Leaders is a student leadership training program which offers an exciting opportunity to learn more about the community. In this program, students meet community leaders and student leaders from other schools who share concerns, hopes and dreams for Volusia County.
The application period for 2013-2014 will begin on August 26th.
FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 Mini-Grant program. This year we have a budget of $63,000 for teacher grants.
FUTURES Foundation is seeking applications for the funding of projects which demonstrate innovative and effective ways to meet students' needs and increase motivation to learn. Grant requests of up to $1,000 may be submitted for projects.
Grant applications are now available on the FUTURES website.
Completed applications are due to the FUTURES office on August 30th, 2013.
Take Stock in Children
For information about the Take Stock In Children program, contact Sheila Rees at email@example.com or phone 386.255.6475 ext. 50724
Take Stock in Children encourages all Florida high schools to register their school online for the opportunity to win a $100,000 grant through the Celebrate My Drive (CMD) 2013. This campaign brings together communities throughout the state to celebrate 2013's class of new drivers. State Farm promotes teen driver safety through positive driving messages and by hosting events during National Teen Driver safety Week, October 18-26, 2013.
Schools can register and sign up to receive more information at www.celebratemydrive.com and teens can join the conversation online at www.facebook.com/CelebrateMyDrive.