Register now for Oct. 12 Cornhole Tourney! Winning team gets $1,000!
Registration is now open for the West Irondequoit Foundation’s inaugural Cornhole Tournament on Friday, Oct. 12 at the St. Paul Firemen’s Exempt Club, 690 Thomas Ave. It serves as the annual fundraiser for the non-profit that supports the West Irondequoit Central School District.
The cost is $100 per team (two-person teams). That includes dinner and one drink ticket per player. The tournament is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The winning team gets $1,000. The field is limited to only 32 teams. Click here to sign up.
The Foundation Board is seeking sponsorship from local businesses for the tournament. Packages start at the Supporter level ($200). There are also Board Sponsors ($1,000) and a Food Sponsor ($2,500). Board sponsors receive one tournament entry (includes dinner and drink), on-site signage and they can keep the customized wooden board set with their company logo. Boards will be made by Irondequoit High School students. The Food sponsor receives two tournament entries (includes dinner and drink), on-site signage and it also can keep the wooden board sets with its company logo. Fundraising for the tournament kicked off Tuesday, Aug. 7 with a “Cornhole Social,” at Irondequoit High School and televised by 13WHAM-TV and Fox Rochester. To see interviews with school and foundation officials from the social, visit Fox Rochester.
The Foundation was established in 1987 to receive gifts and donations in order to provide funding to develop programs at WICSD. It raises money to underwrite teacher-initiated grants for projects, equipment and programs that cannot be supported by the district budget. The Foundation has given $923,262 to WICSD since 1990 to enhance education.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff DiVeronica, WICSD Director of Public Information; Jeffrey_DiVeronica@westiron.monroe.edu
30 Years of Support for West Irondequoit Schools
Who We Are
The West Irondequoit Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 1987 to receive gifts, bequests and donations in order to provide funding to enhance the educational programs of the West Irondequoit Central School District (WICSD).
What We Do
The Foundation raises funds to underwrite teacher-initiated grants for projects, equipment and programs that cannot be supported by the district’s annual operating budget. The Foundation is led by a volunteer board of directors whose energies are deeply rooted in an enduring pride and abiding commitment to West Irondequoit Central School District. They rely entirely on the support of alumni, businesses and the community to carry out the Foundation’s endeavors in support of educational excellence.
Through a strong annual campaign and a variety of fundraising activities, the West Irondequoit Foundation has granted more than $909,088 to West Irondequoit Central School District Teachers and Programs since 1990 when the first grants were awarded.
Thank you donors!
We cannot do what we do without you. Thank you to the many individuals, families and businesses in our community who have supported our mission over the past year. Your contributions have funded programs and equipment to enhance the educational experience of the students in our school district.
Our roll of donors was published in the Winter 2016 Edition of the WICSD Community Education Guide, which is mailed to all West Irondequoit households. View the Roll of Donors