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Wilcox shares stories of study, career in chemistry

Whether employed as a writer, teacher, doctor or scientist, it is imperative that students write well. That was one of the many messages driven home last week by the Bexley Education Foundation’s 2014-15 Scientist-in-Residence, who addressed students in both large-group and small-group settings. (read more…) By DEBORAH DUNLAP, This Week Bexley News-

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Foundation’s grants fund art, cultural initiatives

The Bexley Education Foundation’s Board of Governors recently approved $89,905 in classroom grants to support excellence in the Bexley City Schools as part of its fall 2014 grant program. Of that total, $4,600 was awarded by the foundation’s student-led Youth Philanthropy Project. (read more…) By THIS WEEK BEXLEY NEWS –

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Saxophonist-author McBride to perform

As one who brings together both words and music to entertain and inspire, James McBride has been chosen as the Bexley Community Book Club‘s 2015 Selected Author. The BCBC, an arm of the Bexley Education Foundation, made the announcement last week (read more…) By DEBORAH DUNLAP, This Week Bexley News-

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Foundation commits to support of STEM, arts

We’ve all heard about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education in preparing our children for 21st century jobs. Statistics show us that training in science, technology, engineering and/or math leads to greater employability and higher pay. (read more…) By PAMELA GLASGOW, This Week Bexley News-

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Foundation Busy Planning BRAVO!

The Bexley Education Foundation has announced plans for its 2015 BRAVO! fundraiser, to be held from 7 to 11 p.m. March 7 at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St. An all-volunteer planning committee chaired by Julie Cohen has been meeting since September to plan the evening that will feature tasting stations (read more…)

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BRAVO! 2015 Committee Gears Up

Our volunteer BRAVO! committee, chaired for the second year by ace organizer Julie Cohen, met recently to get the ball rolling for yet another fantastic BEF fundraiser. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for an evening of food, auction and raffle fun on Saturday, March 7, at St. Charles Prep! If you would like to Read More

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Bexley picks James McBride as Featured Author

James McBride — winner of the 2013 National Book Award in fiction for The Good Lord Bird — will be the featured author next year for the Bexley Community Book Club. McBride, also a jazz saxophonist, will take part in a literary conversation and perform with his quintet, the Good Lord Bird Band, at 7:30 p.m. Read More

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