Allamanda Elementary School was presented with a check April 6th for $3,454 to benefit the school’s Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) program. The Singer Island Sunrise Kiwanis Club and the Florida Kiwanis Foundation made the donation to the Palm Beach Gardens school. Marilu Garcia, principal, and Marcey Murray, teacher of students with ASD, happily accepted the check from Ed Gruvman, Singer Island Kiwanis Club President and Debbi Hager, Division 20 Trustee of the Florida Kiwanis Foundation.
“Allamanda’s students are fortunate to have such staunch supporters and friends. This gift will enhance our ASD program and will help our students grow for years to come. We are very grateful,” said Principal Garcia. Also present at the meeting were Rona Craddock, Allamanda Exceptional Student Education Coordinator and Kiwanis Club of Singer Island distinguished past president, Wayne Anderson, double distinguished past president of Kiwanis Club of Singer Island, Allamanda Elementary School former SAC Chair, current SAC member and Community Business Partner, and Helen Zientek, current mentor at Allamanda, former Allamanda Elementary School teacher and Kiwanis Club of Singer Island Secretary.
The Kiwanis Club of Singer Island matched a grant of $1,727 from the Florida Kiwanis Foundation. This is the second matching grant from the Singer Island Sunrise Kiwanis Club / Florida Kiwanis Foundation awarded to Allamanda Elementary School. The first grant provided Allamanda’s students with picnic tables. The Singer Island Sunrise Kiwanis Club also sponsors a K-Kids club at Allamanda, which recently coordinated donations of supplies for Haiti earthquake relief.
For more information please contact Ms. Garcia at 561-803-7200 or firstname.lastname@example.org .