Oakton’s Finest – Art for Education’s Sake

On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Oakton Educational Foundation hosted the first-ever Oakton’s Finest - Art for Education’s Sake art sale and reception. Oakton donors, employees, and community members came together at the Skokie campus for a benefit art sale that included live and silent auctions of artwork produced by local artists, students, and faculty. The event also featured live music performed by Oakton students. The Foundation expresses its sincere thanks to all who attended the event, and donated to the live and silent auctions. With your support, we added more than $4,000 to the Oakton Foundation Annual Fund, which supports student scholarships, campus improvements, and other student-success initiatives on campus.

 

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Foundation Director Ryan Elliott with Oakton President Joianne Smith.

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Oakton Trustee Ann Tennes with Jeff Burman and Foundation Director and event chair Alyse Cohen Burman.

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Art for Education's Sake at Oakton's Skokie campus, September 2017.

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Jeff Burman and Alyse Cohen Burman with Senior Manager of Development and Alumni Relations Elena Couto and President Smith.

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President Smith and Dean of Student Success Sebastian Contreras, Jr., and Jane and Jim Szczepaniak, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Relations for Niles Township High Schools, District 219.

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Art for Education's Sake at Oakton's Skokie campus, September 2017.

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Julian and Paulette Levy with Jan Footlik and guest.

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Chris and Scott Bates.

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Village of Skokie Corporation Counsel Michael Lorge with Susan Van Dusen, Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen, and Jeff Burman.

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Jm Szczepaniak and Michael Lorge.