Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ambler Savings Bank donates $10,000 to the Upper Dublin Education Foundation.
The Upper Dublin High School recently purchased a milling machine and a 3D printer — both of which are commercial-grade items — for the school’s new Business Entrepreneurship Program. The school purchased the items with the help of a $10,000 donation from Ambler Savings Bank. According to Upper Dublin Education Foundation Board Member Pam Ryan, the bank had been looking to donate money to the education foundation as part of the state’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, which rewards businesses that donate to approved educational improvement organizations, like the Upper Dublin Education Foundation. “They approached us last spring and were contemplating getting involved with the program,” Ryan said. “They were saying, ‘Hey…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Upper Dublin Education Foundation will be busy in the upcoming days.
Tuesday, February 19
Upper Dublin School District Superintendent Michael Pladus said in a recent email to parents that many residents have been asking about the possibility of the district forming a nonprofit organization as a way of raising funds. He said that the district already has a community nonprofit organization in the Upper Dublin Educational Foundation. “Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in the school district (that shouldn’t be a secret) is the Upper Dublin Education Foundation,” Pladus wrote. “The Upper Dublin Education Foundation, under the leadership of President, Art Levinowitz, has been extremely active sponsoring a number of different programs and activities, all in support of our students, faculty, and program offerings within the School …