Friends of Renton Schools fundraiser set for April 28

April 24, 2014

NEW — 10:50 a.m. April 24, 2014

The Friends of Renton Schools will host its fifth annual benefit breakfast, headlined by speaker Randy Gardiner, on April 28.

Gardiner is the president, CEO and chairman of the locally based Red Dot Corp., the leading manufacturer of heaters and air conditioners for commercial and military vehicles.

The benefit is the main fundraiser for the school foundation that provides supplemental funding to support the Renton School District. This year, donations will go toward the new funding priorities in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

The breakfast is free, although there is an opportunity to donate. Donations to the organization are 100 percent tax deductible. Read more

Renton Schools receive $24,000 gift

April 3, 2014

Walker’s Renton Subaru and Subaru of America donated $24,041 to the Friends of Renton Schools foundation in March.

The money will be used to support funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs for schools through the Renton School District.

Contributed Dr. Merri Rieger, Renton School District superintendent (third from left), and Pam Teal, chairwoman of the Friends of Renton School Foundation (fourth from left), receive a check for more than $24,000 from Walker’s Renton Subaru representatives.

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Dr. Merri Rieger, Renton School District superintendent (third from left), and Pam Teal, chairwoman of the Friends of Renton School Foundation (fourth from left), receive a check for more than $24,000 from Walker’s Renton Subaru representatives.

“Providing these funds to our local schools is something that I and my team here at Walker’s Renton Subaru believe in,” said Walker’s Renton Subaru owner Dale Walker. “A high quality school system benefits our entire community.”

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