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Vanderheyden Receives $50,000 Grant to Enhance and Update Literacy Programs



Karen Carpenter Palumbo, President and CEO of Vanderheyden, and Peter Taormina, Director of Student Services at our school, were in NYC yesterday to accept a grant check in the amount of $50,000 from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF). 

The check was presented by Hank Watkins Chair of the IICF Northeast Division Board of Directors and Jeff Rubin, Chair of the IICF Northeast Division Grants Committee.

The Richard A. Desrochers Educational Center at Vanderheyden will use the funding from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast Division to enhance and update the utilization of the Read 180 and System 44 reading programs at the school.

Thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation!  We appreciate your on-going support! 

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