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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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Tickets & Sponsorships | HFEE 2020 Gala Details

The upcoming HFEE 2020 Gala is in full swing and both tickets and sponsorship packages are now available! The HFEE Gala attracts over 250 attendees and dozens of sponsors annually, making it the hit of the Huntington school district event line up every year. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to celebrate this year’s honorees…

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Giving Thanks: 2020 HFEE Honorees Allison Von Vange & Bon Bons Chocolatier’s Mary Alice Meinersman & Susannah Meinersman

In advance of the upcoming Thanksgiving break, we are proud to announce that we are extremely grateful and thankful this year for our 2020 Honorees, Huntington UFSD’s Allison Von Vange & Bon Bons Chocolatier’s Mary Alice Meinersman & Susannah Meinersman! With deep ties to our community and a long history of supporting our schools, this…

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Calling All Grant Applicants in HUFSD!

It’s a new year and with that brings a new opportunity to submit more of your innovative, educational ideas for financial support from HFEE.  We love to see really NEW grants that support any area of education within our district.  Primary teachers through High School teachers and everyone in between are welcome to submit a…

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Inspiring & Sustaining Smiles Across Huntington, Honoring Dr. Inna Gellerman

Dr. Inna Gellerman is passionate that all things can always be done better. From her contributions to the orthodontic community to her contributions to the Huntington community, Dr. Gellerman’s limitless drive and determination is entrenched in a long history of deeply intertwined professional pursuits and philanthropic activity. With roots in the Soviet Union, Dr. Gellerman…

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Do You Know HFEE? Learn What We’re Funding!

You may (or may not) be familiar with HFEE (Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education) but you’ve likely experienced our impact across the district in one form or another. Funding Star Grants and Mini Grants annually, HFEE is responsible for raising funds to support innovative grants across our district. Every fall, HFEE solicits Mini Grant applications…

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HFEE Announces 2019 Resolutions for the New Year!

Happy New Year! We wish everyone a healthy & happy 2019! In 2019, HFEE resolves to: 1 – Throw an epic Gala (on March 8th, mark your calendars) and welcome a sell-out crowd! 2 – Fund Star grants and mini grants that help foster enriched and innovative education 3 – Welcome new members from across…

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HFEE Announces #GivingTuesday Drive to Support Greenkill

HFEE #GivingTuesday supports our district Greenkill Trip this year. A rite of passage for Huntington Union Free School District’s 6th graders, Greenkill has been an unforgettable experience for our children since 1976. But our diverse community has its challenges, including a large percentage (54%) of economically disadvantaged families (eligible for free and reduced lunch). HFEE…

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