Hononegah’s H.O.P.E. Foundation
“A Touch of the TV Land”
Saturday, April 4, 2020
The H.O.P.E. Foundation extends an invitation to the residents of the Hononegah High School District for the upcoming 20th Annual “Touch of Spring” fundraiser/dinner and dance to benefit Hononegah High School. The benefit will be held at the American Center Banquet Hall in Rockton on Saturday, April 4 with a social hour from 5:30-6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., and dancing from 8:00-11:00 p.m. The theme this year will be a “Touch of TV Land” with music provided by Joe Locke-Hits DJ Service. Locke is a popular radio personality on 96.7 The Eagle in Rockford. Come decked out in your best TV Land, METV, or business casual attire. Only 168 tickets will be available to this event, so please mark your calendar now!
Once again, the highlight of the evening will be the raffle drawing of a beautifully hand-crafted ring designed by Hononegah students in the jewelry design class taught by Jennifer Decker and assisted by Kevin Mueller and his staff at the Gem Shop in Rockton who donated the materials and helped the students complete this dazzling project! This year’s design is a 14k Rose Gold Vintage-Inspired Ring showcasing a 0.75ct Oval Imperial Topaz with a Diamond Halo. This ring has a retail value of $1100. The monies raised from this annual raffle go to fund a scholarship in memory of Jan Modersohn who was the village clerk from 1991-2009 and a true advocate for the area youth. Tickets for this raffle, which are $5.00 each or 6 for $20, can be purchased at the Gem Shop, Hononegah High School (Principal’s Office), Village Hall, the American Legion and from H.O.P.E. Foundation trustees. Tickets will also be sold throughout the evening. This raffle is open to the public.
A ticket to this event, which includes dinner for two, dancing, a silent auction and inclusion in the raffle can be purchased for $125.00. There are only 168 tickets available. Throughout the evening there will be 45 tickets drawn for cash prizes totaling $6,450.00. For more information contact Kelly Rosik (KROSIK@hononegah.org, 815-624-5005) or Diane Eymann (DEYMAN@hononegah.org, 815-624-5069) event coordinators.
The H.O.P.E. Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1997, was established as an endowment for school projects, student scholarship and teacher grants. It is the foundation’s continued mission to provide monetary resources for both students and teachers. Similar to college foundations, the H.O.P.E. Foundation relies on community and business support to fund this endowment.
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