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Genesee County Educational Foundation to host Everyday Heroes Breakfast

Fundraiser to provide Genesee County students additional learning experiences

Flint, MI – The Genesee County Educational Foundation (GCEF), a nonprofit organization established by the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), is gearing up for its 8th Annual Everyday Heroes Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. This signature event will be held at the Genesee Career Institute Conference Center, G-5081 Torrey Road, Flint, MI. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m., with the event start time at 8:30 a.m.

 GCEF, along with generous community donations help to fund educational and enrichment programs available to students in Genesee County such as the 21st Century Before and After School Programs, Ligon Outdoor Center, and SKIP to a Great Start. Student scholarship opportunities are also available to further their post-secondary learning, such as the Genesee Career Institute – Harold Scoville Scholarship, Genesee Early College & Mott Middle College Scholarships, the William Tunnicliff Memorial Scholarship, and the Paul Yunker Memorial Fund.

 “I am proud to be a part of the Genesee County Educational Foundation. It is incredibly rewarding to support these programs, which positively impact our children,” stated Steve Dawes, GCEF Board President.

Dawes added: “After all, our children are the future. Investing in them is investing in all of our futures.”

 The Everyday Heroes Recognition Breakfast celebrates and honors individuals who positively impact the lives of children and families in Genesee County, and who provide exemplary service to the programs the Foundation supports. Honorees from each enrichment program are selected and awarded during the event.

 Individual tickets for the event are now available for $15 each, click here: to get registered. Attendees will need to notate GCEF Breakfast for the program name. Businesses and organizations that are interested in attending and/or becoming a sponsor of this year’s event can email or call (810) 591-4541. To learn more about the Foundation or about donating to one of the programs or scholarships, visit the website: All proceeds support GCEF programs for students and families in Genesee County.

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