Three Receive Gleason Grants
Please join us in congratulating Laura Arblaster, Field Marketing Specialist, for being honored with a Gleason Grant. Trevors Campaign for the Homeless will be receiving a check for $250 in her name. Laura runs the Christmas toy drive in conjunction with several Bright Horizons centers and Starbucks, collecting over 600 items. She also volunteers for the Thanksgiving Drive, and for Easter Egg dyeing and the Easter Sunday Egg Hunt.
Please join us in congratulating Lorraine Neenan, Center Director of Discoveries Learning Center, for being honored with a Gleason Grant. Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People will be receiving a check for $250 in her name. Lorraine serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors, which meets for two hours monthly. She also volunteers her time at several annual fundraising events and employee recognition events.
Please join us in congratulating Debbie Payne, Infant Room Teacher at Vita Kids Learning Center, for being honored with a Gleason Grant. Always in Our Hearts Run/Walk will be receiving a check for $250 in her name. Debbie and her daughter organize this annual event, which is held in Big Bend at the Lyon’s Club. They order and mail the flyers, order the t-shirts, organize the event and distribute the money raised to Camp Hope and Compassionate Friends-Waukesha Chapter. Camp Hope is a camp for children coping with the loss of a loved one. Through fun activities and the help of counselors, children are assisted with the grieving process.