Excellence in Education - 25th Anniversary Dinner

Thank You!

On behalf of HEF’s Excellence in Education 25th Anniversary Dinner Committee, Board of Directors and staff, we wish to thank all of our amazing and generous sponsors listed below for their support of public schools through this event!! What a fantastic evening on October 10th with nearly 400 people in attendance celebrating HEF’s 25th Anniversary and honoring our friend, Dr. Stewart Roberson. It is so exciting to see the incredible support that our community has for our public schools in Henrico County.

Our official tally of sponsorships and donations for HEF’s Excellence in Education 25th Anniversary Dinner is $256,900! That will have a HUGE impact on our schools!

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[Note:  This is not a HEF scholarship; please follow instructions for applying to the organization directly.]

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