About the 2022 Giving Challenge

About the 2022 Giving Challenge April 26th – 27th, 2022:  CLEF participated in this year’s Giving Challenge! The 2022 Giving Challenge was presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation Thanks...
Teacher of the Year, Lisa Branno Penwell

Teacher of the Year, Lisa Branno Penwell

Teacher of the Year, Lisa Branno Penwell Lisa Branno Penwell moved to Port Charlotte when she was five years old.  She proudly attended CCPS for the entirety of her K-12 education and has spent her entire nineteen-year teaching career at PCHS.  She is the first person...
Support Employee of the Year, Keturah Webb

Support Employee of the Year, Keturah Webb

Support Employee of the Year, Keturah Webb Keturah Webb, from Astoria, New York, is the middle child of seven. She came from a family that believed in playing hard and working even harder. As an adolescent, Keturah’s passion for playing team sports instilled in her a...
Three new scholarships available to Charlotte County students

Three new scholarships available to Charlotte County students

Class of 2022 encouraged  to apply By NANCY J. SEMON, STAFF WRITER, YourSun.com This article was originally printed in The Sun Newspapers PORT CHARLOTTE -The Suncoast Schools Credit Union Foundation has partnered with the Charlotte Local Education Foundation to offer...
2020 Giving Challenge

2020 Giving Challenge

Tuesday April 28th Noon to Wednesday April 29th Noon

The 2020 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation
Fall 2019 CLEF-NOTES

Fall 2019 CLEF-NOTES

In this Issue: Teacher & Support Employee of the Year Celebration Message from the director Board president’s message Mentors needed, mentor testimonials Thank you to our 2019 back to school supply drive sponsors and volunteers Volunteers Matter Welcome new...
CLEF Receives Awards

CLEF Receives Awards

Gold Level Excellence Award & Luminary Award Charlotte Local Education Foundation (CLEF) was recently recognized for outstanding performance at the annual Take Stock in Children (TSIC) College and Career Readiness Summit. Take Stock in Children is a statewide...
July 2019 CLEF-NOTES

July 2019 CLEF-NOTES

Welcome to the July edition of the Charlotte Local Education Foundation’s Newsletter “CLEF-NOTES.” In this issue: Support Education Tag, A message from the Director, CLEF Board President’s Message, Volunteers matter, Super STAR Student, STAR...

2018 Teacher & Support Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Lynn Mongiardini Teacher of the Year and Lisa Fleeman, Support Employee of the Year. The Awards Ceremony was held on January 21, 2018 at Kings Gate Golf Club . Thank you to everyone who attended to honor all of our finalists. Congratulations to our...