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Grant Results December 2016

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$5,000 Gift –  SDS Lumber Buys Safety Equipment

The Columbia HS Material Science and Construction program is breathing a sigh of relief. In a recent effort to upgrade basic tools in the shop, one particular item was in dire need. John Hadley, CHS Instructor, requested $5,000 from the … Continue reading

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Seeking New Executive Director

Happy January snows to you all! The White Salmon Valley Education Foundation is growing and evolving. We are looking for a passionate and skilled person to help take the WSVEF into the next decade. We have a strong history of … Continue reading

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Umpqua Bank Supports Career Day

Columbia High School will be hosting a Career and College Day again. Over 375 students will benefit from the information and inspiration that a day like this provides.   A big “Thank You!” to Umpqua Bank for $2,900 to support the … Continue reading

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Grape Escape 2016 – Success for Schools!

Thank you…  To the 220+ generous and dedicated people who took part in the WSVEF’s 10th Anniversary Gorge Grape Escape!   The entertaining evening raised more than $99,000 to benefit education in the White Salmon Schools! Revelers and supporters turned out to … Continue reading

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Spring News – $20K in Grants, and Board Changes

For Immediate Release SPRING NEWS IN FULL BLOOM AT WSVEF $20k in Grants, and Board Changes Spring has been a busy season at the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF).  The Foundation recently announced grants awarded to the White Salmon … Continue reading

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March 10th – Shop and Dine Local – Night Out For Schools!

Stock Up and Dine Out on Thursday, March 10th! 4pm – Close Beneventi’s, Everybody’s, Feast, Harvest Market, Henni’s, Pioneer Pizza, and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) invite you to shop local, and dine local to support education, with … Continue reading

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New CNC Plasma Cutter Machine at Columbia HS

More great things are happening in White Salmon Schools! Columbia High School’s Metal Sciences program received yet another boost of funding to purchase state-of-the-art equipment for our students. Through two gifts, $5,500 from the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) and … Continue reading

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BNSF Railway Foundation Gifts $5,000 for Student Field Trips

What a day!  So exciting to go to the mailbox and find a check for $5,000 to support field trips in our schools. Our grant writer has been busy and we’re here to share the news. BNSF funds will be … Continue reading

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Grape Escape Is Grand Success

WSVEF Event Raises $113,000 for Local Schools A very rainy Saturday night did not dampen the fun, excitement, and generosity at the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation’s (WSVEF) 9th Annual Gorge Grape Escape.  Some 200 people turned out to Skyline … Continue reading

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