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A few things left!

Thank you for your incredible support at our 17th Annual Spring Thaw this past weekend. We raised over $30,000 during the night, which exceeded our fundraising targets and will bring many exciting programs to GUFS.

Thank you for purchasing succulents at the event, we only have a few left! If you are interested, please email us at and we will deliver one to you. They are $20 per glass vase.

We have one item remaining from our silent auction that is a incredible experience:

Five DARE2BGREAT Basketball Training Sessions with Rodney Headley Sr.: This is a No-Nonsense Training Program designed to get your child ready to play at the next level. We do this with rigorous trainings, practices that demand accountability, film room, strength training, exposure to different styles of play, basketball language and IQ, and best of all, having fun while acquiring winning ways on and off the court. Rod Headley Sr. was an assistant coach for the Peekskill Red Devils boys basketball team and an assistant to the girls varsity team as well. During his 14 years at Peekskill up until he founded Dare 2B Great he accumulated 4 NYSPHSAA (State Championships). He also was a part of that same management team that won two Federation Titles, beating all parochial, private, and public schools in 2005 and 2006, along with several Sectional, Division, and Regional titles. Between 2010 and 2013 he successfully ran the Peekskill Red Devil Basketball Clinic, training hundreds of children between the ages of 8 and 15 to play the game of basketball. You can have your child and four friends participate in a group session with Rodney, or your child can participate in five individual sessions. Restrictions: Must be 12 to 17 years of age, and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18. Trainings will take place at 850 Wolcott in Beacon, NY. VALUE: $150, available for $50.

Only a few spaces left in the following group sign-up activities, don’t miss out!

Teachers versus Students Dodgeball: Join the team of students who will take on a team of GUFS teachers in dodgeball! This will take place during recess time, to be set in advance by Mrs. Amy Kuchera. For up to 15 students, grades 3 and up. VALUE: $20 per student.

Ladies Tennis Clinic for 8: Martha Rowley is assistant coach for the West Point Women's Tennis team and the tennis professional at Highlands Country Club. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to participate in a ladies tennis clinic with Martha and friends at Highlands Country Club, and raise money for GUFS in the process! The event date will be schedule with participants after Spring Thaw. Must be an HCC member or a guest of one. VALUE: $25 per person.

Food for your Face Ladies Night: Terra Flora Botanicals presents “Food for your Face” ~ a ladies spa evening in the home of herbalist Trisha Mulligan, who will prepare herbal steams, scrubs, toners and creams made from fresh organic ingredients. Good enough to smear (or eat). Wine, cocktails and hearty hors d'oeuvres will also be provided. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at 41 Thunder Road, Garrison on Friday, May 20. Website: VALUE: $60 per person.

Drip and Sip: Ladies, this is an evening not to be missed! Spend a few hours in Lisa Rasic’s beautiful garden with friends, sipping on wine and creating a unique plein-air watercolor painting under the direction of our very own GUFS art teacher, Coulter Young. This will take place on Sunday, June 12 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Wine, hors d'oeuvres and materials for artwork will be provided. VALUE: $60 per person.

Thank you again for your support! Email us to purchase any flowers, items or sign up for group activities. Every bit counts!

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