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The Freeport Baldwin Leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1987-current, December 14, 1989, Image 16

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& £ Ov CO o\ a CQ Hi Q i Freeport Dollars for Scholars prograrn undehway from p « q «12 could have $100,000 or mow in a trust account after thrco or four years. The example he cites is Wakefield, Massachusetts, which currently has $2 mil> lion in a trust account and last year gave $176,000 in scholarships to thst c<nnmu* n i t A h l ^ schoo) graduates. Altho^h DoUan for Schol­ ars began in Massachusetts in the late 1960*s, the first chapter* in New York State were not set up until 19S4. In that year a total of $13,250 was distributed in Cd § l^ H a m e n s ).2684 Grand Ave (« ■ • ( « M w * a lU M e Bellmore, N.Y. 785-6500 ^ M A V i M O C a l f v i C W Ca(M( Fine China & Glass Gifts & Collectibles ^ Discounts PNEW HOLIDAY HOURSI MON^ TUBS., WED. LATE! THURS., FRl. SAT. NEWl SUN. 10 AM-6 PM, 10AM-9PM 10 AM-6 PM 11 AM-5PM EVESHAM 2 sch^arships. Last year, that turn had risen to $679,373. Some of the funds raised in communities are matched by colleges and corporate spon­ sors, which can substantiany increase the amount of money to be awarded. The local funds can be raised in a variety of ways. Re<|uests for outright dona­ tions is just one. Special fund-raising events could be sponsored, or scholarships could be given in honor or in memory of an individuol- The methods used are limited only by the imagination of the governing board. That board, headed by for­ mer Board of Education member James Parola, includes school ofBdals, com­ munity represenliatives, and students, all of whom serve without any remuneration. Trustees and officers were elected on November 29. The former are Richard Ament, Christine Anglim, Sean Berhan, Michael Campbell, Frank Gammon, Ouiama Nicholson, Raquel Pachas, Keidy Palala, James Parola, Joysetta Pearse, Chris Re, Anita Scott, Trudy Stein- gruebner, Linda Tbscnno, Prank Tucker, and James NO ITS Deck The Halls Time At Village] CHRISTMAS TREES It worn take long to pick your perfect, freshly cut Christmas Tree from the largest selection of professbnaOy grown & Shaped Christmas Trees. Choose from Douglas Br, Frazer Rr or the traditional Balsam Trees. FRESH DECORATED WREATHS Choose from a beautiful selection of spedaOy decorated pine wreaths. Each wreath decorated with the perfect touch to complement any home or oRice decor. POINSETTIA PLANTS Our florist quality Polnsettias are grown to demanrfing spedTications. The plants we carry are larger & have more blooms of vibrant colors, making them a great decorating or gift giving value. CHRISTMAS ARRANGEMENTS Rekindle the spirt of the Christmas hoGdays with beautiful sOc floral c e r te^eces. wreaths, pkts rrxjch more. YouH And just the right ancirtgement to highfight your hoBday decor & make this an extra special hoSday season. Add the final tporti, indoor or outdoor with fresh bony, pine. Balsam bunches & roping Discover the real tradition of Christmas at Vinage Nursery - Your complete Indoor & outdoor Christmas store. f' WQXsaEJiacf' Sanrica • Piid* • Quality 395 Somise Kgbway, Freeport qbq 546-3386 » Hours: Mon.-Sct0-lQ.Sund«y9-9 Versoeki. The elected offlcera are James Parola, President; Chris Re, Vice President; Anita Scott, IVeasurer, and Joywtta Pearse, Secretary. Mr. Parola hopes that the Freeport Dollars for Scholars Program will be able to reach more students through schol­ arships than the present School District Scholarship and Honors Board which annually awards Freeport High School' graduating seniors doxens of prises which have been donated by local organisations and indi­ viduals. And junior James Versoeki, one of several Freeport High School students involved in Dollars for Scholars, looks forward to the 'open the door dents to go to ediege by giv­ ing out scholarships to Freeport High School stu- dents who would otherwise not get them.” <mportunity to r for more stu- TRUSTEE Utchasi CamptMlt, toft, and Prsaldonl Jamea Paro­ ls, right, porKtor a question at tha November 29 organIzaUonai meeting of Freeport Dollars for Scholars, held at Atkinson SehooL J f r r r . SMALL'S LTD. 2 ^ m Painting, Wallpaper, Qustom Vertical & MlnNBllnds Made To Measure & Delivered In 7 Days CALL 223-0921 Improve yourhoir inside ond oulwilh new SYMAPlfX Motecukff ?rocKs ROIIX- ©TllSIARHAlRCUTIEliS For AppL 223-6050 Special Offer - Roux Perm & Cut $35 WtOinUsAdTIDJavtO 129 Merrtek Ave. Merrick I I g I I I I i I i i /!•

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