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Spring 2010 Greetings!
January through May are packed with events and we are busily planning our annual Razzle Dazzle dinner.  With the district facing a serious budget crisis, BVSD schools are relying on us more than ever to sustain our programs and help fill the gaps! 
Thank you for your continued interest and support!
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Francie Anhut, CEO
Advocate for Education!
Time to get involved!
The BVSD budget crisis is largely due to state cuts in funding for public education.  Impact on Education has joined  Great Futures Colorado (GFC), a coalition focused on changing how  public education is funded in Colorado.  Be sure to join the thousands of citizens that are signing a petition to protect public education funding! 
If you would like to recieve information about GFC or other advocacy initiatives that we are addressing, send an email to 
info@ImpactOnEducation.org and we'll send you "Advocacy Updates". 

Presented by Fresh Produce & Flatirons Bank
Razzle Dazzle
Beach Bayou

Saturday, May 29, 2010, 5:30pm
Boulder Reservoir
Laissez les bon temp roulez! Let the good time roll and enjoy a night in the Big Easy!  A Cajun encounter awaits you with signature drinks & appetizers, silent auction, a mouth-watering dinner and the most exciting live-auction in Boulder!  And don't forget the fabulous live music! As our major fundraiser, proceeds from this event support our programs in Boulder Valley Schools! Use our secure and safe link to Ready Set Auction to BUY TICKETS or DONATE AUCTION ITEMS.

Impact-ful Dinner!
What a night!
Suzanne & Dave Hoover
RD Invitation
In addition to honoring 2010 Impact Award recipients, finalists, and nominees, Suzanne & Dave Hoover and Amgen were recognized for their extraordinaroy commitment to our mission and their generous donations of time and resources to Impact on Education. 
Dave Bengston & Jessica Graziano (Amgen)
Many thanks to Roche Colorado, Wells Fargo, Amgen, Bernardi Realty Group, Camera, Lockheed Martin, Lynn Morgan, Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, Caplan and Earnest LLC, Flatiron Crossing|Twenty Ninth Street and  community members for making this year's event a success.
to see more photos from the event. 

It's a Match!
Thanks to a generous $3,500 challenge grant from the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado, we doubled the impact of donations made to the Opportunity Fund at our recent Impact Awards dinner. The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado supports community non-profits such as Impact on Education while highlighting the contributions of gay men and lesbians. The Opportunity Fund provides access to fee-based academic and extracurricular activities to students in need. In today's economy and with looming cuts to school budgets, the Opportunity Fund and our generous supporters are a match made in heaven!
Education is Fashionable!
Fabulous fashion fête
On March 11th, Downtown Boulder Inc. brought fashion to Boulder with "Fashion Under the Flatirons". Emceed by World Cup freeskier & former CU Buff, Jeremy Bloom, professional models strutted the styles of  Downtown Boulder retailers on the runway at the Boulder Theater.  The event raised money for Impact on Education, provided over 250 attendees with a great "girls night out", "mother/daughter" evening and "oggling" opportunity for men who loved being outnumbered!

Thank you!
Generous donors make our work possible!
Corporations support our programs, sponsor events, & provide in-kind contributions.  Foundations & service organization partner with us to fulfill their missions.  Individuals donate time & money.  Each & every donor is precious - we are so thankful for your support!
Thanks to the following donors who made contibutions in the last quarter (includes cash & in-kind):


Ball Corporation, Boulder Valley School District, Compton Foundation, Inc., Suzanne & David Hoover, Robin & Kevin Luff, The Family of Sally Smyth, Eliza & Todd Woloson



Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Steve & Jayne Miller, Lynn Morgan, The Bernardi Group, Wells Fargo Bank



Dane & Barbara Bartlett, Sally & Sandy Bracken, Case Logic, Collins Found -Wells Fargo Private Client Services, Bob & Delyn Drake, Edmond F. Duocommun Foundation, Elevations Credit Union, Brad Feld & Amy Batchelor, GE Analytical Instruments, Google, Carolyn Grant & Robert Krenz, John & Vicki Greff, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, IBM Corporation, Helayne & Larry Jones, Lafayette Optimist Club, Joey & Alaine Lerner, Lexmark International, Inc, Loewenstern Foundation, Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation, Tom & Pat Metz, Remax of Boulder, St. John's Episcopal Church, Alan & Anita Teague, The Watson Billings Family Foundation, University of Colorado, US Bank



Francie Anhut, Boulder Valley Credit Union, Flatiron Construction, Fred Gluck & Andrea Rhodes, Ralph & Joanna Grasso, Chris & Kelley King, Kiwanis Club of the Foothills, Jeffrey & Shannon Knobel, David & Susan LaHoda, McIntyre Family Fund, Dee Perry, Dave & Marcia Rhinesmith, Sargent Bickham Lagudis, Chuck Sisk & Terre Rushton, Sterling-Rice Group, Wendys



Raymond & Katy Allen, Fred & Virginia Anderson, Anne Arnold, David Becker, James & Jean Ann Beckley, Thomas & Virginia Belval, Gordon Bonan & Amie Elcan, John & Terry Bradley, Denny Brown & Ann Oglesby, Jon & Nancy Burianek, Gerald Caplan, Michelle & David Carpenter, Cathy Cohn & Gilad Gordon, Mary Claire Collins, Dean Callan & CO., INC., Mike & Ashley Devery, Phil & Yvonne DiStefano, Becky Escamilla, Marguerite & Gary Falkenstein, Catherine Flynn, Andrew & Audrey Franklin, John & Melissa Friedery, Becky & Bruce Gamble, Jan Harkins, Marilyn Hartig, Josie & Rollie Heath, Robert & Eileen Hunnes, Cynthia Kaier, Stephen Koschmann & Sherri Leopard, Jon & Lenna Kottke, Angelique Layton-Anderson, Laurie Leinonen, Ned Levine, Scott & Janet Martin, Kathleen & Conrad McCarty, Molly Melamed, Julie Mueller, Rick & Jacquelyn Nelson, Pasta Jays, Colleen Peketz, Flora Sanchez, Katy Schmoll, Irene & Andy Shaffer, Van & Susan Spence, Stein & Karen Sture, Cyndy & Joe Swenson, The Travis Family Living Trust, Tom & Mary Wallace, Millie & Arnold Williams, James Williams, Patricia & Eason Wood, Robin Youngelman & David Spiro

About Us
Mission:  Improve excellence, equity, and innovation in the Boulder Valley School District by increasing public support and engagement.
Our Focus: 
  • Create opportunities for "at-risk" students.
  • Increase student learning in science, math, and technology.
  • Develop and reward excellent teaching. 
  We welcome your news, ideas, and comments!  
Impact on Education
75 Manhattan Drive, Suite 205, Boulder, CO 80301


Bob Drake, Chair
Lain Adams
Francie Anhut
Frank Bruno
Mike Devery
Becky Gamble
Ann Goldman
John Greff
Sol Halpern
Clif Harald
Dr. Holly Hultgren
David Kendall
Dr. Chris King
Sue Kunz
Paula J.K. Martin
Ester Q. Matheson
Mike Medina
Rick Nelson
Dave Rhinesmith
Amy Smith
Mindy Sooter
Melissa Tingley
Beth Waters
John Wyatt


Francie Anhut, CEO
Louise Garrels, Programs Mgr.
Becky Lewis Admin. Assistant
Diana Lewis, Office Manager

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