School received a future luncheon fundraiser at the Anaheim White House in an August 31 awards ceremony at the restaurant, which was attended by 400 people representing local charities.
The Catholic high school in
Anaheim was among 218 applicants for the luncheons valued at $5,300 each. Anaheim White House owner Bruno Serato chose 189 of the applicants to receive the luncheons on assigned dated through 2015, which he encouraged the recipients to use as fundraising events for their charities. The luncheons for 100 guests include Serato's donation of a three-course menu, room rental fee and non-alcoholic beverages.
Connelly is celebrating its 50th anniversary in October, 2011. The school thrives on the support of our alumnae and donors to fund Connelly's state-of-the-art technology and dedicated teaching faculty. This additional fundraising opportunity will allow Connelly to raise additional funds to invest in Connelly's next 50 years - with science and technology, campus improvements and endowment as priorities.
Cornelia Connelly School in Anaheim celebrates its 50th anniversary on October 15, 2011. Founded and sponsored by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in 1961, Connelly is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory high school for young women. The school is a member of the Holy Child Network of Schools and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus. The Society of the Holy Child Jesus operates schools - preschool through college level - in the
United States, Europe and
Africa. Exchange programs offer Connelly's students unique opportunities to study at Holy Child Schools in the
United States and
Europe. Connelly's exceptional curriculum and programs prepare young women to be leaders based on an underlying philosophy of trust, reverence and respect. Connelly's student body is a tapestry of socioeconomic and cultural diversity, reflecting the population of
Southern California. For more information about the school, please go to www.connellyhs.org.