Navigation Links
Former First Lady Laura Bush Speaks at Educational First Steps Inaugural “One Childhood, One Chance” Luncheon
Date:11/20/2013

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 20, 2013

Former First Lady Laura Bush addressed attendees at the Educational First Steps inaugural "One Childhood, One Chance" Luncheon on Wednesday, November 6 at the Belo Mansion. The luncheon raised funds for Educational First Steps, a non-profit organization that helps create early learning centers of excellence for the children and communities that need them most.

A former elementary school teacher in inner-city schools and a champion for early childhood education, Mrs. Bush addressed over 400 attendees as the Keynote Speaker at the luncheon. Mrs. Bush shared her passion for education and literacy, highlighting her work in the field especially during her husband's presidency. She emphasized the critical importance of providing access to quality early childhood education for impoverished young children in communities across our country. Educational First Steps works to provide access through a unique, tested and consistent program of teacher training, mentoring and classroom academics and social interactions.

John Breitfeller, Executive Director of Educational First Steps, hosted a question and answer session following Mrs. Bush's address. Mr. Breitfeller stated, “Educational First Steps works with over 90 day care centers in some of North Texas’ most impoverished neighborhoods. Visitors to Educational First Steps centers will see that quality early childhood experiences for those in poverty are not only possible, they're already happening in many neighborhoods of North Texas. Where there used to be baby-sitting, there are now nationally accredited preschools, whose 'graduates' outperform their peers through the early elementary grades, because of Educational First Steps."

Funds raised at the luncheon will provide even more children of the working poor with the tools they need to succeed in school and in life.

Educational First Steps thanks our luncheon sponsors:

$25,000: Jennifer and Jon Mosle, Charles C. Munson, Mona and Dave Munson, David Munson, Jr., The Neiman Marcus Group, Margaret and Jaime Spellings Charitable Fund
$15,000: Lydia and Bill Addy
$10,000: Beth and Jim Gold
$5,000: American Airlines, Rita Sue and Alan Gold/Mary Lee and Michael Broder, Rachel Goldberger and Shawn Orme, Rucker & Co., Southern Botanicals, Julie and Trem Smith, Target Corporation
$2,500: Linda and Bob Appel, Susan and Jim Baldwin, Nancy and John Breitfeller, Kelly Compton, Joshua Curlett, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Estess, Barbara and Dan Garton, Gayle Johansen, Lisa and Peter Kraus, Kathryn Lake, Barbara and Jim McDermott, Susan and Patrick McGee, Katherine and Eric Reeves, Neall Rose, Nancy and Jim Skochdopole, Jane and Douglas Taber, Michele Valdez and Gary Kennedy, CiCi and Giffen Weinmann, Linda and Robert Westerberg, Joyce and Linus Wright.
$1,500: Debbie and Marc Andres/ Julie and Mike Weinberg, Marla and Mike Boone, Ruth Ann and Mark Dunn, Betsy and Richard Eiseman, Julie and David Fields, Kristi and Bill Francis, Frost Bank. Lizzy Rosenberg Greif, Libby and David Hunt, Laurie and David Judson Judson /Wendy and Marc Stanley, Lillian and Brett Kirstein, WayPoint Health Care Advisors, Leslie and Bob Krakow, Mary Ann and Bob Marshall, Marcia and Bill Rafkin,, Carolyn and Karl Rathjen, Catherine and Will Rose, Lizzie Routman, Georgia Scaife, Carolyn and Steve Swann, Carolyn Westerberry
$1,000: Tom Luce, Ann and Michael Ochstein Philanthropic Fund

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/EducationalFirstSteps/MrsLauraBushEFSLuncheon/prweb11320037.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Former Vikings and NFL Greats Tackle Sleep Apnea at Upcoming Minneapolis Event
2. Former Athlete Credits Sports for Surviving Horrible Car Accident and Lengthy Coma
3. Special Needs Spotlight: Former SFMTA Board Member Bruce Oka Receives Treatment with San Francisco Sedation Dentist Dr. David Blende
4. Researchers offer new approach to track former prisoners access to community HIV care
5. New coral reef crustacean described and named after late reggae performer Bob Marley
6. Current and former smokers at risk for recurrent hepatitis post-liver transplantation
7. GW Researcher finds depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts in former finasteride users
8. MCG faculty member, former hostage returns to Kuwait as Fulbright Scholar
9. Brain Changes Found in Small Study of Former NFL Players
10. Multiple Concussions Could Up Depression Risk in Former NFL Players
11. Workshop Helps Young Performers Approach Auditions with Confidence and Style
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... The Orthopaedic Research and ... members: , David G. Lewallen, MD, began his term as president in March, ... L. Parks, MD, is OREF’s new president-elect. Richard F. Kyle, MD, will serve as ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... 31, 2016 , ... Phynd Technologies, Inc. announced recently the signing of three ... and Shore Medical Center – Somers Point, NJ. The new clients range in bed ... the breadth of Phynd’s solution and its interoperability. , Houston Methodist is a leading ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... ... In a recent interview on The Greenburgh Report radio show hosted by ... (1460 AM), leading medical insurance advocate Adria Goldman Gross discussed several eye-opening issues ... , During the interview with Mr. Feiner that aired on May 7, 2016, ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Dr. Charles A. Ditta attained his Doctor of Medical Dentistry ... of 1986, where he graduated in the top ten percentile of his class. Dr. ... 1989. He has been a member in good standing for thirty years in the ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... to apply information technology solutions to the healthcare industry, The University of Scranton ... program offers an accelerated path to a career in rapidly growing field of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/31/2016)... England , May 31, 2016 , ... global demand for its Patient Status Engine wireless patient monitoring ... India , Germany , Scotland ... , The company,s 2 nd generation system, launched earlier this ... around the world , , This new technology ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... , May 31, 2016 ... research report with comparative analysis of Asthma therapy at ... action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, ... releases. It also reviews key players involved in the ... and discontinued projects. Complete report on H1 ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... India , May 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... market research report "Healthcare Biometrics Market by ... (Signature, Voice)), Multifactor, Multimodal), Application (Workforce Management), ... Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... Million by 2021 from USD 1,182.6 Million ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: