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Online reservations now available for MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Benefit Dinner and Auction

April 25, 2019
Lahaina News

KIHEI - Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) announced that its annual Ke Alahele Education Fund Benefit Dinner & Auction, "Pathways to Our Future," will be held this Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Wailea Beach ResortMarriott, Maui.

Reservations are now available online at www.medb.org/KAH.

This fun-filled evening will celebrate the achievements of students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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The Ke Alahele Education Fund helps fund a myriad of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs, such as STEMworks Excite Camp, which inspires, educates and exposes middle school students to STEM careers. PHOTO BY MAUI ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD.

Guests can bid on over 150 items during the popular Apples for Education Auctions, compete in teams during MEDB's signature interactive game, and enjoy memorable presentations by Maui County's STEM stars.

Winners of two awards will also be announced: the Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award that recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated the most innovative use of STEM tools and programs to serve and improve our community, and the Czechowicz Award that recognizes exceptional educators in Maui Nui.

Proceeds raised will help to advance MEDB's STEM education programs from kindergarten to careers, as well as enable MEDB to continue to pursue meaningful pathways that benefit the lives of residents in Maui County and statewide.

"This fundraising event offers a great opportunity to enjoy your Labor Day Weekend while investing in STEM education," said Leslie Wilkins, MEDB president and CEO. "For over two decades, MEDB, along with our community partners, have been helping to inspire and provide cutting-edge STEM programs and the latest technologies for Hawaii's students and educators to meet future workforce demands. This is an investment which will have a positive impact on growing our state's economy now and in the future."

Discounted room rates are available for dinner guests at the Wailea Beach ResortMarriott, Maui.

The reception and silent auction will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the live auction at 6 p.m. Individual seats are $200. Save $15 per person on individual tickets if registration and payment are received by July 4.

For reservations and donor/sponsor opportunities, visit www.medb.org or call 875-2300.

 
 

 

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