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Calendar Year-End Gift To WA

December 14, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags:

All-In-289This is a special time of the year with Christmas programs, parties, and time with family celebrating the birth of our Savior. As you consider gifts this Christmas, please consider a year-end gift to WA. Our two primary fundraising goals this year are raising $350,000 for tuition assistance and raising an additional $500,000 for the complete renovation of the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center, which will benefit all students from preschool through twelfth grade.

Our fundraising theme for the 2017-18 school year is “All In,” and we hope you will consider joining with us by pledging or giving a year-end donation in December to help us meet our goals. Regardless of the size of your donation, your participation increases our opportunity to receive grants from foundations as they see our community’s excitement for what is happening at our school. All donations are appreciated and tax-deductible.

To make a donation or set up a pledge/recurring gift, please visit wa.edu/donate or mail a check to our school address. Please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504 if you would like a copy of our detailed proposal for the media center renovation or would like more information on how you can support WA.

*Note that you may also give non-cash gifts such as appreciated securities, mutual funds, real estate, and jewelry. You’ll pay less tax, give more, improve your cash flow, and have the chance to re-balance your portfolio—tax-free! Click here for a short video on asset-based giving.

Ways To Support WA While You Shop

December 6, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , ,

Did you know you can support Westminster Academy every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you? When you shoScreen Shot 2017-11-29 at 3.12.59 PMp at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same low prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to WA. Click here to support WA while you shop on Amazon. Be sure to type CRPC dba Westminster Academy to find our school.

Also, our annual dinner auction is coming up on March 2 but you can help us now by acquiring items. Simply click here to download the forms and the next time you are out Christmas shopping, patronizing a restaurant or other local business, ask them to consider supporting our school. This is the largest fundraising event of the year, so please get involved! Proceeds from the auction will be used for the renovation of the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center which will benefit all students at WA.

For more information about how you can support WA, please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504.

6th Annual BBI Sporting Clay Tournament Recap

December 5, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: ,

24254988_1891149597591868_1213233972053518791_oThe 6th Annual BBI Sporting Clay Tournament was held on December 1. It was a beautiful day at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee! We enjoyed a hearty breakfast before the tournament began and the competition kicked off shortly after. Eleven teams, including WA students and alumni, came out to enjoy a competitive day on the range in support of Westminster Academy. The day ended with a delicious barbecue lunch and awards’ presentation to our winning teams and top shooters. This year’s tournament grossed over $24,000 for the financial assistance fund.

Click here to view pictures of the event.

We would like to thank BBI, our Title Sponsor, as well as additional sponsors, Florida Nautical Surveyors, Dry Concepts, Mark Allsworth, Esq., Southern Painting, Palm Express, the Boeri Family and Action Firearms.

Congratulations to our Top Shooters and Teams:

  • Top Shooters: 1st Place – Mike Hajduk, 2nd Place – Pietro Boeri, 3rd Place – Pat Grant
  • Top Student Shooter: Mark Charmes
  • 1st Place Team: Mike Hajduk, Pietro Boeri, Domingo Delgado, and Domingo Delgado, Jr.
  • 2nd Place Team: Jim Welch, Jack Friedrich, Charlie Isiminger, and St. George Guardabassi

November Stewardship And Development Update

November 30, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , , , ,

In the next week, you will receive our calendar year-end newsletter in the mail highlighting the accomplishments of our students and recognizing those who have made a contribution to our school. Our two primary fundraising goals this year are raising $350,000 for tuition assistance and raising an additional $500,000 for the renovation of the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center.

As of November 29, our total giving for this year is $191,375 with $87,000 designated for tuition assistance. Our fundraising theme for the 2017-18 school year is “All In”, and we hope you will consider joining with us by pledging or giving a year-end donation in December to help us meet our goals.

To make a donation or set up a pledge/recurring gift, please visit wa.edu/donate or mail a check to our school address. Please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504 for more information about how you can support WA. Thank you for supporting Westminster Academy this school year with your prayers, time, and financial gifts!

 

 

Two Ways To Support WA While You Shop

November 29, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , ,

Did you know you can support Westminster Academy every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you? When you shoScreen Shot 2017-11-29 at 3.12.59 PMp at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same low prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to WA. Click here to support WA while you shop on Amazon. Be sure to type CRPC dba Westminster Academy to find our school.

Also, our annual dinner auction is coming up on March 2 but you can help us now by acquiring items. Simply click here to download the forms and the next time you are out Christmas shopping, patronizing a restaurant or other local business, ask them to consider supporting our school. This is the largest fundraising event of the year, so please get involved! Proceeds from the auction will be used for the renovation of the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center which will benefit all students at WA.

For more information about how you can support WA, please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504.

Auction Meeting—December 5

November 28, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , ,

aa-auction-logoPlease join us on Tuesday, December 5, at 8:00 a.m. in the Lower School Media Center for an auction planning meeting. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. This year’s annual dinner auction, Adventure Awaits, will be held on Friday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall.

This is the largest fundraising event of the year, so please get involved! All proceeds will be designated for the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center renovation. Click here to download the acquisition letter and form to solicit items. Some businesses may be more likely to donate at year-end, so it is never too early to start! Restaurant gift cards, spa certificates, hotel stays and unique experiences are always guest favorites. For more information, please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504.

Sponsor Or Register For The BBI Sporting Clay Tournament!

November 15, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , , , ,

Register now for the 6th Annual WA Sporting Clay Tournament presented by BBI on Friday, December 1, at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. Warm-up and breakfast begin at 9:00 a.m. and tournament play will start at 10:00 a.m. Teams take a golf cart around a course of fourteen stations with each participant shooting at four clay pigeons per station. Lunch and the awards ceremony will follow the tournament at 1:00 p.m. If you do not own a shotgun, you will be able to rent one from Quail Creek.

All skill levels are welcome to participate! The registration fee is $300 per shooter or $1,100 for a foursome. Our participant gift this year is a dry-fit long sleeve shirt, so we ask that you please register by Monday, November 20, to ensure you receive the appropriate shirt size. All proceeds will be designated for the student financial assistance fund. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $200 and provide great marketing exposure to our school community. To register or become a sponsor, visit  wa.edu/clay or contact Director of Development, Sarah Hajduk, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504.