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2014-2015
August 29, 2014 - FREE Groves/Seaholm Tailgate at Groves
October 24-December 31, 2014 - Annual Fund Campaign
October 19, 2014 - Birmingham Farmer's Market
January 17, 2015 - Block Kids Event-Berkshire, 11:00 a.m. SOLD OUT
February 7, 2015-Unabashed Bash, Townsend Hotel, 6:30 p.m.
April 16, 17, 2015 - Garage Sale Drop-Off-Berkshire
April 18, 19, 2015 - Garage Sale
April 22, 2015-Expedition 2015-Groves High School 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Each year, the Birmingham Education Foundation generates excitement about the innovative programs it supports through special events. Community organizations, local businesses, and individuals have an opportunity to directly impact the mission of the BEF by sponsoring or underwriting a portion of these events.

The Unabashed Bash

Our signature event, the Unabashed Bash is a special dinner and night filled with festivities that takes place at the Townsend Hotel. The evening features live and silent auction opportunities, musical selections from student performers, and a focus on student accomplishments.

The Unabashed Bash will be held Febuary 7, 2015! Make sure to mark your calendar. Order your tickets today!

Learn more about this special night dedicated to our schools

Order tickets now online!

Bash

The “Bash,” as it is fondly known, is the Foundation’s most significant fundraising event and is well attended by both educators, parents and community leaders.

To find out more about the Unabashed Bash or to get involved in planning this popular event, please contact Executive Director Laura Couger at 248-203-3030 or bef@birmingham.k12.mi.us.

We count on donations from the community to make our Bash Auction a success. Please contact Ryan Abney our BASH Auction Coordinator at 248-821-1128 or bashdonations@gmail.com regarding possible donations.

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Block Kids for Girls:

This free Girls Only STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) event. will help foster and cultivate interest in STEAM related fields for our girls. Block Kids is made available by the National Association of Women in Construction-Detroit Chapter, along with Birmingham Public Schools and the Birmingham Education Foundation. This sold out event is offered to 60- 4th & 5th Grade girls.  

We regret that this event has already sold out for this year. We will let you know of future opportunities.

BEF Garage Sale
Thank you for supporting the 2014 Garage Sale. The hard work of countless volunteers allowed us to raise over $8,000 for our schools!

Start saving now for this year's garage sale!

 

Donation drop off at Groves High School:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sale Saturday, April 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bag Sale Sunday, April 19, 2015
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tax forms available.
Questions or to volunteer
please contact Jane Polan at
248-626-2231 or
J5Polan@aol.com.

 

 

 

 

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  INSPIRING MINDS

“Wow!
I didn’t know there was anything living in there. They’re really moving.”

- 3rd grader looking through a stereomicroscope – purchased with a grant from the BEF.

“The BEF has made it very easy and accessible to apply for a grant. Without the support of the BEF the LINKS program would not be possible.”– Stacey Raznick, Quarton LRC teacher.

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