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2014 Fundraising Gala

Our fourth annual Fundraising Gala will take place at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on May 18th. We are anticipating a capacity crowd of 175 attendees. They’ll enjoy a stellar ambiance and an assortment of exquisite appetizers and desserts at one of the classiest five-star restaurants in Central Ohio. More importantly, those in attendance will learn about the impact LFYO has had on youth and families over the past year, as well as our upcoming programs for the remainder of 2014.

This year, Lawrence Funderburke will be interviewed during a one-on-one session with a sports analyst to discuss his background, LFYO, and plans for the future. This interactive format will bode well with the easygoing atmosphere surrounding the 2014 Fundraising Gala. Attendees will also be given a chance to ask Lawrence a few questions.

Last year’s keynote speaker, Clark Kellogg, discussed the importance of being difference makers and game-changers in the Central Ohio community. Clark Kellogg is perhaps the nation’s most recognizable college basketball analyst. His passion and demeanor were a slam dunk with attendees at the 2012 Fundraising Gala.

All proceeds from our annual Fundraising Gala provide ongoing support for LFYO programs here in Central Ohio. If you would like more information on our 2014 Fundraising Gala, please direct inquiries to

2014 Financial Life Skills Summer Program

Participants will learn how to develop successful financial development strategies using age-appropriate applications and games in the following areas: cash flow management, credit and debt management, and investing and wealth accumulation. Life lessons include etiquette and manners, job skills readiness, entrepreneurship, nutrition, and more! Guest speakers round out the experience while providing expert advice on grooming do’s and don’ts, social media blunders and pitfalls, and creating a winning personal brand management strategy. Parents, your son or daughter will receive over 30 hours of instruction in these areas!

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Mr. Fundy's Math and Basketball Clinic – 4.13.13

Twenty-five essay contest winners participated in a free, three-hour math and basketball clinic on April 13th. Divided by grade (3rd and 4th, and 5th), students worked on their math skills using an iPad. The min-test, Math Basketball and Pizza, challenged students through realistic scenarios involving pizza-related questions.

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