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    GELF Benefit Dinner
    Saturday, May 4, 2019
    6:30pm - 11:30pm
    Newton North High School
     Join 150+ of your community members for:
     5 Course Gourmet Tasting Menu
     Beer Pairings specially selected by Sam Adams Co-founder, Jim Koch
     Fine wines by Vino di Vino
     Live Music & Dancing
     Auction & Raffle
    Special Promotion!  Early-bird ticket purchases or donations of at least $150 before March 11 will be entered into an exclusive early-bird raffle!  The prize, generously donated by Sam Adams, will be a VIP tour of the Sam Adams Brewery for up to 20 guests, a copy of Sam Adams CEO Jim Koch's book, and a bottle of Sam Adam's exclusive Barrel Room Collection Beer.
     Please purchase your tickets below. Must be ages 21+ to attend.
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    Not sure you can make the dinner? We would still love your help.

    • Volunteer your time
    • Donate an auction or raffle item
    • Make a monetary donation
    • Sponsor a teacher to attend the dinner ($100/person)
    • Become a corporate sponsor 

    Let us know how you would like to help by emailing mandels@newton.k12.ma.us. 

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    For online monetary donations: 

    Please use the button below and add special instructions in the comments.

    For check donations: 

    Check should be payable to the "Newton Schools Foundation" with "GELF" on the memo line and mailed to:

    Newton Schools Foundation

    100 Walnut Street

    Newton, MA 02460

    Donations are tax deductible. For more information, please contact: Samantha Mandel

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    Thank you to all who supported the 2018 GELF benefit dinner!  We raised more than $55,000 to support life-changing student scholarships! Thanks to these funds, we have already funded 30 students this school year with more than $60,000 to go to eight different countries!

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    A very special thank you to our many 2018 dinner and auction sponsors: 

    Samuel Adams® 

    Vino di Vino

    STA Travel 

    Isaac's Moving and Storage

    Newton Chinese Language School

    Newton Community Education

    The Village BankTM


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