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HCEF, FRP & HCPS Bring Phonics to Life with New Musical

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2019) – Taking the stage this month across Henderson County Public Schools elementaries: Letterland Alive!  The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) has secured funding for and collaborated with North Carolina’s state theatre,...

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Foundation seeks 2020 Education Hall of Fame Nominations 

September 3, 2019 (Hendersonville, NC) – The Henderson County Education Foundation is now seeking nominations for the 2020 Education Hall of Fame. Nominations of candidates for inclusion in the 2020 Education Hall of Fame class and required supporting materials must...

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HCEF Announces Scholarship Recipients

We are proud to announce the recipients of our 2018-2019 scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to graduates of Henderson County’s public high schools and are managed by the Foundation’s Program Committee and Staff and chaired by Jimmie Lynn Whitmire. This year...

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Girl Power in Action at our Discover Stem Camp

Girl Power was in action at the Discover Stem Camp at Bruce Drysdale Elementary in late June. A group of 4th and 5th grade girls from across the county participated in a fun-filled week being introduced to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...

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HCEF Announces New Board Member

The Henderson County Education Foundation welcomes Todd Gothberg as a new member to its Board of Directors.  Todd brings 33 years of professional business and healthcare experience to the HCEF Board. He is the Director of Organizational Development for AdventHealth...

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AdventHealth hosts Leadership Development Event on May 30th

AdventHealth Hendersonville is once again partnering with Franklin Covey for its Community Leadership Development Initiative. This year, they will present The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything. This workshop is designed to help leaders increase...

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Horizon Heating & Air Named 2019 Small Business Sponsor

Horizon Heating & Air Named HCEF’s “2019 Small Business Sponsor” $20,000 Donation Gifted During National Public Schools Week In honor of National Public Schools Week (March 25-29), Horizon Heating & Air has donated $20,000 in unrestricted funds to the...

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5 retired Henderson County educators named to Hall of Fame

The Henderson County Education Foundation has named five recipients to the 2019 Education Hall of Fame. Each year, individuals who have demonstrated measurable influence or made significant contributions to the grown and development of education in Henderson County...

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