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  • Congratulating Hayward Education Foundation on Its 30Th Anniversary

    by Representative Eric Swalwell

    Posted on 2013-03-18

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    SWALWELL of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. SWALWELL of California. Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the Hayward Education Foundation, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. This organization was founded by Hayward school teacher Elaine Adams in 1983. This nonprofit grants money to Hayward school teachers with creative ideas to inspire and enrich their educational experience.



    In 2012, grants were given to the butterfly garden at Longwood Elementary, a solar cell car at Bret Harte Middle School, and a college motivation program at Hayward High School. In its 30-year history, the foundation has given out over $1 million.

    I want to acknowledge the board of directors: Dianne McDermott, Pastor Chuck Horner, Rick Bartholomew, Peter Bufete, Paul Hodges and Penny Hodges, Guy Sandoval, Bruce Roberts, Maria Servin, Andrea Pa- Shote, Don Evans and Bill Liu.

    Hayward's motto is the ``Heart of the Bay,'' but it is the heart and mind and forward thinking of these individuals that really enriches Hayward and makes it such a special place to live.

    So I want to congratulate them on their 30th anniversary and wish them well in their next 30 years.

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