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Inspire Nyack Prepares for 4th Annual Casino Night

The Foundation to Inspire Excellence In Nyack Schools (Inspire Nyack) will be hosting its Fourth Annual Casino Night on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Nyack Seaport for Cultural Events in Nyack, New York. The event will be held from 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Funds from the event will continue to go towards the funding of educational enrichment programs in the Nyack School District. To date, Inspire Nyack has raised over a quarter of a million dollars to help fund and expand the popular robotics program that was started a few years ago. With the additional funding provided from... Read More

Third Annual Casino Night A Success

On February 27, 2010, The Foundation to Inspire Excellence in Nyack Schools, Inc. held its third annual Casino Night at the Nyack Seaport for Cultural Events in Nyack, New York. As a result of this one event Inspire Nyack has been able to make a generous donation to benefit the Nyack School District. Attendees enjoyed dinner, drinks and entertainment, including a silent auction and the now legendary live auction. A few lucky guests walked away with flat screen TVs, an Apple computer, Wii entertainment consoles and iPod Touch players in raffle prizes. All auction items and prizes were donated by... Read More

Inspire Nyack Gives Back to Local PTAs

At the October 13, 2009 Board of Directors’ meeting, The Foundation to Inspire Excellence in Nyack Schools, Inc. presented six checks totaling $6,000.00 to the PTA Presidents from each of the Nyack Public schools. “With the generous donations we received as a result of our hugely successful Casino Night last February, the Board of Inspire Nyack wanted to lend a hand to some of the organizations that may have been impacted by the current economic climate. We thought that the best way to do it would be to support the six PTAs in our district as they are part of... Read More

Nyack, Ramapo Central school foundations find charity still exists

Randi Weiner The Journal News Dan Juechter worried that charity was dead. He’s not so worried anymore. Juechter is president of Inspire Nyack, a foundation created in August 2007 to raise money to help fund Nyack school programs. Last year, the group held its first fundraiser and garnered nearly $60,000 at a casino night, which translated into a $40,000 gift to Nyack schools after expenses were taken out. The money went to pay for Nyack’s robotics classes. With its first fundraiser so successful, Juechter scheduled the second annual casino night for Feb. 28. Then he watched as the economy worsened,... Read More