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Carden Academy of Mission Viejo Raises $40,000 to Support
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 18:26:34 EDT
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carden Academy of Mission
Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner
Dance, "A Night of Chance," held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April
17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy's Parents Association to raise funds
that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.
The highlight of the evening was during the Fund-A-Need portion of the event to support
the Carden Academy Sports Program. More than $15,000 was raised thanks to a
matching contribution from Dave Paddock of Preferred Window Coverings. Carden
Academy's Coach Ted Mansour and event Co-chair Kayvon Shakerin contributed by
doing push-ups to match a request by one of the guests for $20 per push-up.
Co-chair of the event, Kathryn Wallace, stated, "We are so thankful for the generosity of our parents and corporate donors for
their commitment to work within the vision and mission that our school has set forth to develop all of our childrens' futures."
Carden Academy provides an educational environment for children kindergarten through eighth grade that begins with a solid
foundation in academic subjects and enhanced through nature, music, art, and physical education programs.
The academy's educational approach aims to develop children's moral character and intellectual strength through a warm and
nurturing classroom environment that demonstrates strong values. Founded in 1994, Carden Academy now has a student
body of more than 225 students.
For additional information, contact Carden Academy in Mission Viejo at (949) 458-1776 or visit www.cardenacademy.com .
NEWS SOURCE: Carden Academy of Mission Viejo
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