Giving Back

Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence and Bell Works Host 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run


HOLMDEL, N.J. - This Sunday at Bell Works, HFEE will host the 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run. A Go To Event!

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The Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence has a long and storied history of giving back to the community and, more specifically, the Holmdel School System. From its inception in 1996, the organization has been run by dedicated residents who invest their time and resources for the betterment of the schools. The Foundation is governed by a twenty-five member volunteer Board of Trustees which is separate from the School District.

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The Roster of Trustees for 2016-2017

Brian Kennedy - Co-Chairperson

Michelle Sottile - Co-Chairperson

Scott Rice - Vice Chairperson, Annual Giving

Vanessa Granata - Vice Chairperson, Dinner Dance

Chris Striano - Treasurer

Lauren Podesta - Secretary

Steve Burden, Vincent Cheng, Doreen DeMarco, Sean Dowd, Susan Hammer, Dr. Nicole Hazel, Brian JAckman, Chiung-Yin Cheng Liu, Robert Merkel, Tom Minerva, Brooke O'Brien, David Rabkin, Bryan Rukin, Vivian Sciortino, Wei Zhao


Over the years, they have hosted gala events, poker tournaments, Annual Giving Campaigns and an Affinity Program with TD Bank. Last year, in what they considered an 'Epic Success', the HFEE Gala Committee entertained over 250 guests at the Navesink Country Club for the 'Springtime in Paris' Gala which raised an impressive $117,000 towards the Foundation's Chromebook Initiative.

This Sunday, you can be part of the action with your children, neighbors and friends. Go to the iconic Bell Works location for the 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run on Sunday June 4, 2017 at 8AM.

Visit their website now at to learn more about the event and the important work they do on behalf of Holmdel's children today and our future generations.

Also note the upcoming Spring Gala on Saturday April 14, 2018 at 6:30PM. log on to for more information.

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