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Author Archives: Lutheran Elementary School Assoc.

02 Sep
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Announcing the New Duane and Marjorie Hingst Education Endowment Fund

(September 1, 2021) St. Louis, Mo – The St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA) is pleased to announce the newly established Duane and Marjorie Hingst Education Endowment Fund established in memory of Duane Hingst and in honor of his ...

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27 Jul
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LESA’s Brew in the Lou Festival Returns to Francis Park – Oct. 9, 2021

(St. Louis, Mo) July 11, 2021 – Brew in the Lou is back! After taking a break last year due to the pandemic, the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA) is excited to announce that our 9th Annual Brew in the Lou Festival will return to the Lily Pond at Francis Park, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, from 1-5 p.m. Brew in the Lou is a ...

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27 May
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LESA Schools Receive $65,000 Boeing Grant to Meet Covid Tech Needs

LESA has secured a $65,000 Boeing grant to help schools meet new technology needs connected to the Covid-19 pandemic. Seven LESA schools will benefit from the grant: Green Park Lutheran in south St. Louis County, Immanuel Lutheran in Olivette, Lutheran ...

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27 May
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Meet Vernon & Joann Schroeder, LESA’s 2021 Heritage Club Honorees

Watch it Now Vernon and Joann Schroeder: Why We Support Lutheran Schools One of the many highlights of our first-ever Cooking for Kids livestream event and auction was a moving video tribute to Vernon and Joann Schroeder, our 2021 LESA ...

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27 May
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Student Leader Anna Spelbring to Donate June ‘Anna Bakes’ Sales to LESA

Watch it Now: Anna’s Acceptance Speech Anna Spelbring, 14, has had a busy spring. In March, the Belleville teen learned she’d been selected to receive LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader of the Year Award. In April, she accepted her award ...

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27 May
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Cooking for Kids Livestream Event Raises $275,000 for Lutheran Schools, Scholarships

Watch it Now: 2021 Cooking for Kids Livestream Event & Auction The St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association raised a record $275,000 for Lutheran schools in St. Louis and southern Illinois thanks to an extraordinary matching gift and the success of its ...

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29 Mar
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Planned Giving: Easter and the Gift of Eternal Life

Why do I need an estate plan?  Even as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus this Easter Season we also know that His victory is so sweet because it gives eternal life even as our present lives here on earth are ...

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28 Mar
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Café Napoli to Headline Virtual Cooking for Kids to Benefit Lutheran Schools

Café Napoli owner Tony Pietoso is cooking things up in the kitchen to support Lutheran schools and the educators who changed his life. Pietoso, an alumnus of Lutheran North and co-founder of the Napoli family of restaurants, will headline the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association’s 2021 Cooking for Kids Virtual ...

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28 Mar
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Zion-Belleville Student is LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader

Anna Spelbring – who started a charity baking project to help a child in El Salvador – will be honored April 17 during Cooking for Kids’ live online tribute event to support Lutheran education. Anna Spelbring, an eighth-grader at Zion ...

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04 Feb
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Photo Gallery: National Lutheran Schools Week 2021

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