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2020 HFEE “Reach For The Stars” Gala – A Complete Success!

It was a warm, relaxed and fun evening at the Huntington Foundation Gala on March 5th. The Mansion at Oyster Bay was packed with guests there to celebrate with honorees Allison Von Vange from Woodhull Intermediate and Mary Alice and Susannah Meinersman from Bon Bons Chocolatier. The attendees arrived to a serenade of showtunes by…

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Distinguished Woodhull Teacher Allison VonVange To Be Honored With Spirit Award

Nathaniel Woodhull Intermediate School teacher, Ms. Allison VonVange knew she was meant to be a teacher–after all she started her career 23 years ago on her birthday.  She is a lifelong Huntington resident, graduate from Huntington High School class of 1991, former president of the Alumni Association and absolutely loves what she does.  She is…

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Meet 2020 Community Honorees Bon Bons Chocolatier’s Susannah and Mary Alice Meinersman

Mary Alice and Susannah Meinersman of Bon Bons Chocolatier in Huntington Village are proud to be the 2020 community honorees for the Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education. This mother and daughter duo, along with their talented staff, have delighted Long Island with their hand-crafted chocolates, classic confections and gift selections for over 40 years….

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Inspirational Influence: Honoring the Legacy of Honoree Principal John Amato

J.T. Finley Middle School Principal John Amato is many things. Leader. Galvanizer. Advocate. Motivator. Organizer. Referee. Pillar. Ally. These are just a few of the titles we received when soliciting feedback to prepare this article honoring Principal Amato. When we sat down with Principal Amato to discuss his tenure at Finley and the legacy he…

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The Huntington Foundation Announces 2019 Gala Honorees

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) is proud to announce our 2019 Reach for the Stars Gala Honorees, Principal John Amato and Dr. Inna Gellerman. It is with great pleasure that we share our honorees with the Huntington community as each has touched the lives of so many within our town. Please join…

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HFEE Invites Interested District Parents to October 3rd Meeting

Interested in learning more about HFEE? HFEE members will be on site at upcoming Meet the Teacher nights across the district’s schools. Ask a member about what we do, what we’re working on, and how you can get involved! We’re also pleased to invite interested potential HFEE members to join us at our upcoming meeting…

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The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education 
Raises Over $50,000 at Annual Reach for the Stars Gala

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) announced its annual Reach for the Stars Gala on March 15, 2018 officially raised over $50,000 to further its programs and grant funding. With nearly 350 people in attendance at Oheka Castle, the annual Reach for the Stars Gala was also the 25th Anniversary celebration of HFEE,…

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