Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 21, 2014

Jacksonville Education Foundation to honor Guinn, Womack

JACKSONVILLE — The Stars at night shine clear and bright, deep in the heart of Jacksonville!  

Directors and volunteers of the Jacksonville Education Foundation are busy preparing for the third annual “Evening With Our Stars” event set for August 14, 2014.

The Castle on the Lake will be the setting to honor these two superstars from Jacksonville!

JEF welcomes Jacksonville’s own country music star Lee Ann Womack, along with famed JHS biology teacher, Mr. Billy Guinn.  

They will be honored by countless fans, friends and former students during a 5:30 p.m. meet and greet gathering at The Castle.

Both of these “stars” are legendary in their own right, and the excitement continues to grow as fans of both make plans to visit and reminisce.

“Evening With Our Stars” tickets are available beginning July 1 at these Jacksonville locations:  JISD Central Office,  Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Texas Basket Company and Austin Bank.  

Tickets are $50 each, with a limited number sold. All proceeds benefit the Jacksonville Education Foundation and its goal to further enhance academic excellence within the Jacksonville Independent School District.

 The event this year also includes announcements of the highly anticipated  Influential Indian Awards.  

This prestigious award is bestowed when a donation of $1,000 is made to the Foundation in a person’s name. Many Indians will be surprised as their name is called at this fun event, and it is not too late to name your favorite Indian!   

For more information about the Evening With Our Stars Event, or to pursue naming your own  Influential Indian, please visit the JEF website at www.jacksonville-foundation.org, or contact Grace Traylor at gtraylor@jisd.org or Matt Montgomery at matt@matthewmontgomery.com.

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