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WISE Annual Report for 2015-2016

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WISE is pleased to announce we raised over $65,000 at Visions & Vines this year.

We couldn’t have done this without meeting our goal of raising $10,000 in the RAFFLE drive and receiving the $10,000 MATCH. This $20,000 was critical to helping us reach our fundraising goal for the year. Without these funds, programs would be cut.

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Whether you participated in the Parent Giving Program, sponsored a child in the Fun Run, bid in our auction, or bought a raffle ticket. Every dollar counts.


[alert type=”alert-success” close=”false”]It costs $275 each year for your student(s) to have art, music, library and computer programs as part of their curriculum. 100% participation in the Annual Parent Giving Program would eliminate the need for additional fundraising. Your contribution helps the Waugh School District provide a private school education at a public school cost.[/alert]

Thank you to our donors, sponsors, volunteers, parents, teachers and staff for your continued support — together we are enriching today, for a better tomorrow.

The WISE Foundation is pleased to award the district $166,000 next year, to fund Art, Music, Library and Computer programs, benefiting all Waugh students.



The WISE Foundation would like to honor and thank our


Eric and Margaret Davis

Cortney and Omar Estrella, Hope and Ned Glynn,
Carl Babel and Lisa Yee, and Anonymous Donor


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Janaki Alagappan
Faozi Al Reyashi
Lisa Yee & Carl Babel
Lyle & Carol Baucom
Jen Bagwell
Tiffany Bell
Susan Berberian
Rick & Beth Bilal
Anna & Steve Brown
Denise & Todd Bugbee
Lisa Cain
Anela Besic-Crnovic
Ken & Michelle Caselli
Peter & Lori Carlson
Paul Crawford
Keri Chappell
Tracie Cohn
Jean Conover
Mary Dapiran
Arian Dasmalchi
Lisa Davison
Joel Deberry
Rebekah & Toby Deitrich

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Vince Delgadillo
Theresa Dundas
Candace & Scott Duff
Cortney & Omar Estrella
Genevie & Michael Farr
Kelly Geddes
Michelle Giesea
Prabjheet Gill
Lisa Grady
Mike & Lisa Hall
Tori Hatwig
Cherie Hester
Suzie & Michael Howell-Olson
Tonima Hoque
Margareta & Kris Karlson
Kari & Jason Klein
Allen Klemme
Kesa Labanowski
Darin Lannert
Kiyoe Logan
Kelsey & Julie Mann
Melodese Mahoney
Mike & Rocio Miscio

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Levi Maus
Nicole Landers
Meredith Leask
Ann – Chi Lee
Sophy Rani
Kelley Rapoport
Kristine Redko
Kaitlin Wilson-Remmer
Anne & Andy Rounds
Nancy Revis
Scott & Ariel Rostoni
Meghann Rubino
Prasetya Simin
Annette Sprague
Joel & Melissa Stemmer
Jay & Patti Striniste
Erin Sutherland
Michelle Thors
Tanya & Javier Vaca
Catherine Wert
Kevin & Sophia Wong
Elizabeth Xydas
Breanne Yarnell



The WISE Foundation gratefully acknowledges generous support from our annual sponsors

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Psssst. VV2016 Tickets go on Sale March 16th!

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Tickets to Visions & Vines, our biggest fundraiser and party of the year, go on sale March 16th!

Tickets will sell out FAST. Space is limited.

Tickets are only $50 per person*

[paragraph extra=””]Over half of ticket proceeds will go directly to program funding for Waugh students. You can order tickets online or pay by cash or check.[/paragraph]
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[list_item]Online —Tickets can be purchased online through our auction site. You must be registered with Bidding For Good and have  a current credit card on file. (Please check the expiration date of your credit card on file and update if necessary.) Enter the number of tickets you’d like and provide the names of attendees per ticket. The button won’t appear until March 16th.[/list_item]

[list_item]Cash or Check — To buy tickets with cash or check, please download the form here and return it to the school office with your cash or check stapled to it. Please make checks payable to the WISE Foundation. More forms can also be found in the school office. The link below won’t work until March 16th. So please check back. Forms will also be sent home in the Wednesday folders.[/list_item][/list]

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[alert type=”alert-success” close=”false”]*No physical tickets will be issued. Name(s) will be added to guest list once payment is received. You will receive an email confirmation/receipt. Please check in at the registration table upon arrival. Casual open seating with heavy appetizers.[/alert]

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Here is a sneak peek into what you will enjoy at Visions & Vines this year:

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[list_item]Student Artful Collaborations Gallery – all student artful collaborations will be on display. This is a very special opportunity to see the art in person.[/list_item]

[list_item]Live Auction – we are pleased to showcase our top 12-15  items in the live auction. These items are only available for bidding at the event. You can view these items in our online auction catalog.[/list_item]
[list_item]Delicious heavy appetizers will be served. Such as pulled pork sliders, chili and veggies.[/list_item]
[list_item]Wine will be served and Petaluma Hills Brewing Company beer on tap.[/list_item]
[list_item]Entertainment — get ready to kick up your heels and stomp your boots during a very special performance by the Dirty Red Barn.[/list_item]
[list_item]Photo Booth — grab your partner or friends and capture a memory of the night as a keepsake.[/list_item]
[list_item]Horseshoes — who can resist a game of horseshoes?[/list_item]
[list_item]DJ and Dancing — a perfect way to end the evening.[/list_item]


Please check out WISE News for more updates and information.

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[modal_box id=”protocol” title=”Auction Protocol” text=”GENERAL RULES:

ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY. Every reasonable effort has been made to describe each item correctly, based on information provided by the donor. Please note restrictions, if any, as stated online and on the winning bidder’s email receipt.

VACATION GETAWAYS: We ask that you take careful note of any restrictions set by the donor (blackout dates, number of guests, etc.) prior to bidding and refrain from requesting modifications to the restrictions at a later date.

ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN FULL by cash, check or credit card at the registration/checkout table, before you leave the event.

IT IS THE WINNING BIDDER’S RESPONSIBILITY to contact the donor directly to arrange dates and times when applicable (i.e., teacher outings, tours, private lessons, etc.).

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No exchanges or refunds.

GIFT CERTIFICATES: Winners of gift certificates will receive an email confirmation and receipt with pick-up information.

LIVE AUCTION PROTOCOL The auctioneer will state the opening bid for each item and make requests for raised bids. To enter a bid, raise your hand, holding your paddle with the number visible, and wait for acknowledgement from the auctioneer. Auction spotters will observe the bidding for the auctioneer.  ” button=”Auction Protocol”]

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Pints for a Purpose – Thank YOU!

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Thanks to those of you who came out to support WISE and bought a pint. Because of YOU…

We raised $4,774 for students in the Waugh School District!

A big thank you goes to Lagunitas for choosing WISE to be one of the recipients of their generous donations in support of their community this year. Lagunitas gave us 100% of the beer sales for the night, totaling $2,323. Thanks Lagunitas!

Also, WISE would like to thank The Melt and F.A. Nino’s for donating their time and talent to help make this event a success. The Melt rocked the stage and entertained our guests with their funk-jazz grooves. You can track The Melt’s upcoming shows on their website. They will be playing at The Big Easy on March 16th for the Petaluma Music Festival Showcase. Get out and vote for them! F.A. Nino’s food is taking Petaluma by storm. They are the talk of the town and WISE is blessed to have had their support for this fundraiser. You can buy F.A. Nino’s mouth-watering sauces in local stores. They also have their food truck at Petaluma Hills Brewing Co. on Sundays from 2-6pm. Keep an eye and ear out for both of these amazing talents. Food and Grooves to feed your soul.

Thank you Lagunitas, The Melt and F.A. Nino’s.

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PG Drive Raffle Winner!

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WISE is pleased to announce the winner of our raffle drawing for two tickets to Visions & Vines:

Congratulations Tiffany Bell!

Those who contributed a minimum of $200 to our parent giving program by December 31st, were entered to win. Thank you ALL for your contributions and support of The WISE Foundation. Every amount you donate helps us get closer to our goal of raising $200,000 this year, not only to sustain but grow the Waugh School District art, music, library and computer programs, benefiting all students in the district.

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