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Irvine Mayor Kang’s State of the City Address

I’ve known Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang for several years now.  And through a combination of his business experience and management style, he’s worked hard with the City Council and the City staff to guide Irvine through a terrible economic climate without cutting services and by making sound choices.  Jobs didn’t get filled when a vacancy…

IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

IPSF Gala is a Huge Success

  The second annual IPSF Gala was held last Saturday night at the Kia North America headquarters. The event was sold out well in advanced and is fast becoming THE event in Irvine to attend.  The event raised more than $350,000 to benefit Irvine Schools.  Enjoy the photos.  

IPSF Launches a Dollar a Day for Education Campaign

Increasingly, our underfunded schools are turning to external fundraising organizations to make up the difference in educations funds provided by the state for what is needed to get our kids ready for the 21st century workforce.  I will be attending the 2nd annual IPSF Gala this weekend (sold out!) whic will raise a significant amount…

IPSF Gala is Sold Out

The second annual Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) Gala is official sold out.  The IPSF Gala is fast becoming THE event in Irvine to see and be seen and it all benefits the kids at Irvine’s outstanding public schools.  The Gala honors graduates of note from IUSD schools and this year’s line up is impressive.…

IPSF gets Grants from Google and Montesorri International

August 18, 2011, Irvine CA – Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) announced today that it has been named the recipient of grants from Google, Inc. and Montessori International.  Both grants will support IPSF’s efforts to ensure educational opportunities in the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD).   “We are honored to welcome Google, Inc. and Montessori International…

IPSF Announces 2011 Gala Honorees

The Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) today announced the four honorees of IUSD school alumni that will be honored for outstanding career achievements at the second annual IPSF Spirit of Excellence Gala, October 22, 2011, at Kia Motors Headquarters in Irvine.  The announcement of the honorees was made at the conclusion of the Inaugural IPSF…