HIGHLANDS, NJ - Come out and support the Henry Hudson Tri-District Education Foundation (HHTDEF) by attending their 2nd annual Casino Night on Friday, January 26th at 7:00 pm at the American Legion Post 338 in Leonardo.  Try your luck at poker and blackjack while supporting a great cause, education!

The HHTDEF was formed in 2014 to support educational innovation and STEAM initiatives in the tri-district of Highlands/Atlantic Highlands. “Since its inception the Foundation has granted over $65,000 in grants for programs and equipment to the district” said Corinna Thuss, Foundation president. “This event is another way to raise funds to continue supporting great programs”

Some of the tri-district STEAM vision has been realized because of the HHTDEF funding. Some of the programs/equipment include  “Students 2 Science virtual science lab experiences to all 4th-7th.  Helping Highlands build their own science lab including microscopes, stools, plant models, and greenhouses. Participation in 3 of the prestigious Odyssey of the Mind National competitions. Chromebooks for the 5th grade in Atlantic Highlands sharing the expense with the Elementary School’s Board of Education. Sports Equipment which are machines to help for the Tennis and Basketball teams. 3 spotlights for the theater program in HHRS and Band Fees to march down Main Street in Disney World.

Tickets purchased prior to the event are $100 per person. Tickets will be $125 on the day of the event. Credit cards are accepted for tickets and re-buys. Ticket price include casual food. Cash bar available benefiting the American Legion.  To buy tickets visit www.hhtdef.org. Space is limited!  Gaming License #17-194