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SWCS Education Foundation Extravaganza coming to Oltman Junior High

Mark your calendars for the South Washington County Schools Education Foundation Extravaganza: Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 4 to 8 p.m.

It will be held at Oltman Junior High School in Cottage Grove.

This special event raises funds for District 833's Education Foundation. It includes food, jazz music and a silent auction.

The cost of the event is $7 for adults, $5 for students and children under 5 are admitted free.

All proceeds will support staff-initiated innovative programs throughout South Washington County Public Schools.

Since 1996 the Education Foundation has directed more than $500,000 toward teacher initiated classroom programs in all schools across the district. The foundation strives to provide programs that support academic excellence for all students.

For more information, call Patti Bitney Starke, foundation executive director, at (651)578-2166.