Walk-a-Thon 2015

October 1, 2016 admin No Comments

Our 12th annual Friends of Blaine (FOB) Walk-A-Thon, held on Thursday, October 22, was a big success. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO DONATED AND VOLUNTEERED. During this fun-filled, day-long fitness-focused fundraising event the lower grades participated in an obstacle course and the upper grades enjoyed fitness programs organized and operated by Lakeshore Sport and Fitness.

FOB would like to thank the 13 corporate sponsors for their generous support! Sponsors include: the Chicago Cubs, Lakeshore Sport and Fitness, The Lowe Group, Music Box Theater, MB Financial, Whole Foods, Dairy Queen, Skinny Pop,Zia’s Lago Vista,  Shoreline Cruises,Growing Smiles,  Stephanie Biederman and Barnett Capital, Inc.

Also, thanks to Cafe Tola and Potbelly’s for your generous coffee and food donations to keep our volunteers on their toes.


Every classroom in our school achieved 100% participation!

Fun Student Prizes Awarded!

Because every class rallied to reach a 100% participation level and all students will enjoy a movie party with Skinny Pop popcorn at The Music Box Theater to be held on November 19th!

The class that raised the most money, received a private pasta and magician party held at Zias!

All participating students will receive a Blaine super cool folding flyer disk, then those who reach the following levels receive even more!

  • Level 1 – Raise $50 – an official WE ARE BLAINE t-shirt!
  • Level 2 – Raise $125 – Level 1 prize, a Blaine hoodie sweatshirt, plus entry into raffle to win one Fit bit!
  • Level 3 – Raise $250 – Level 1 prize, Level 2 prize, a Blaine sports bag, plus entry into raffle to win 4 Blackhawks Tickets!

FOB thanks


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