M.A.K.E. Program Information
11th Annual "FUN IN THE SUN" Dinner and Drawing
The 11th Annual "Fun in the Sun" Dinner and Drawing with a family style turkey dinner followed by a drawing for many door prizes and the Grand Prize of a week's stay at Caribe Cove Resort in Kissimmee FL, near Orlando, plus $800.00 travel allowance will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Berlin Community Building at 6:00 pm. Please call 267-4621 to purchase tickets or see any Foundation member. Please support our students by attending this event.
6th Annual Golf Scramble
The Sixth Annual BBSD Foundation Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Northwinds Golf Course. We are hoping to have enough teams participate to have tee offs at both 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. Registration will begin one hour before tee off times. Lunch will be provided. There will be door prizes and skill prizes on every hole. We are looking for teams and tee sponsors. Round up your golfing buddies and come out and enjoy a round of golf to support a very worthwhile cause. Contact any member of the Foundation or 442-1032 or 442-5128 for more information.
2019 Sporting Clay Shoot
A big thank you to all that participated in the 4th Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot recently at the Stonycreek Shooting Center. We had 49 shooters with some new faces this year. We hope you will join us again next year. Thanks again for supporting the students of our school district.
Berlin Foundation receives donations
Thank you to a local corporation who made a $7200 donation to our Foundation through the EITC program. We very much appreciate your donation to our Foundation.
Thank you BDH-Konhaus Agency for your donation of $1000 to our Foundation through the EITC program. We truly appreciate the continuous donations your company has made to us over the past six years. Your support will continue to enhance our students' educational opportunities.
Thank you Citizens Neighborhood Bank (division of Riverview Financial Corporation) for your donation in the amount of $2500 and an additional $1000 donation to our Foundation through the EITC program. We appreciate your continuous donations to enhance our student's educational opportunities. Thank you Rebecca Darr, Regional Branch Manager, for making the presentation to our Foundation members, Marilyn Cornell, Tom Smith, Margie Zorn, and our superintendent, Dr. David Reeder.
Since 2009 we have received a total of $54,200 in donations through the EITC program from seven different local companies. This money has been used to fund Robo Labs, Engineering is Elementary, Maker Space, Project Webfoot, Science is Elementary, NASA Simulations, Biology Dissection, Topography Mapping, STEM Programs, and Dual Enrollment. These programs have enhanced our students' learning from elementary through college classes. We are very thankful to all donors and their support for our students.
Donations have been received by the Foundation through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). In 2010-11 Darr Construction contributed $2500 to the Foundation for the second consecutive year and New Enterprise Stone and Lime Company contributed $12,000. PBS Coals designated $5000 to the Foundation through the EITC program in 2012 along with $1500 contributed by United Concordia. The Foundation is extremely grateful to these companies for their support of our schools.
EITC monies are used to fund Teacher Venture Grants. The activities supported by the grants are designed to supplement and enhance education in our schools while providing teachers and students with unique and innovative learning experiences.
More information on the EITC program is located in the Contributions section.