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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

SNL Theme Planned for Annual FTEF Dance

Dance Raised $67,000 Last Year

The 2016 Fort Thomas Education Dance and Silent Auction is Saturday, March 5th!  This year the theme is "Live from Fort Thomas...It's Saturday Night Live!"  What a fun opportunity to dress up as your favorite SNL character (The Sweeney Sisters, Spartan Cheer Leaders, Cave Man Lawyer, The Blues Brothers and Debbie Downer are just a few of the best).  This year, the dance will be held at the Mess Hall in Tower Park, 8pm - Midnight.  Musical guest will be The Naked Karate Girls!l

The Fort Thomas Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization raising money for the sole purpose of enhancing the education of students in all five of the public schools in Fort Thomas.  Money raised from the dance helps fund teacher grants, the endowment fund and other educational tools needed to help the students experience the next wave of learning.  Last year’s dance raised over $67,000.


Tara Halpin of Steinhauser says, "The Fort Thomas Independent Schools have been a significant part of the lives of my family for four generations. The pride I feel, when helping support the schools that will educate our children and prepare them for the future, is overwhelming. The FTEF is comprised of amazing volunteers who drive the changes we need in our schools and help build the foundation for our children's future."

The FTEF dance and silent auction is a much-anticipated annual celebration for friends and supporters that help grow the Fort Thomas Independent School District.  While the event is a terrific opportunity to dress up, have fun, enjoy good friends, bid on amazing silent auction items, enjoy delicious food and local libations, it also contributes to school programs and initiatives that are unable to be financed through the school district's operating budget.  We really hope you will join us!

Sponsors, donations and volunteers can help make this years FTEF dance and silent auction the best yet!

For sponsorship information, please contact Lori Thurnauer at or (859) 391-2154 or Megan Desola at or (859) 250-4002.

There is a great auction lineup, including four Disney World Hopper Passes, one-year membership to YMCA, gift cards to restaurants and shops and new items coming in daily.  If you have an item you would like to donate, please contact us at or call 859-630-7574.  Help us make it even better!

The auction will also be available online starting February 19, 2016 and will run through March 5, 2016.  The auction will close at 11pm.  To view the auction items and to start bidding, please go to and go to Fort Thomas Education Foundation

It takes many volunteers to coordinate this annual event.  Would you like to help this year?  We would love to have you!  To volunteer in any capacity, please contact Lisa Cooper at or (859) 283-1885.

For tickets or information visit or call 859- 815-2004.  Tickets may also be purchased at Fort Thomas Central located at 3 N Fort Thomas Avenue, Fort Thomas, KY.  The ticket price is $45.  All proceeds go toward the Fort Thomas Education Foundation.

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