USD 428 Education Foundation

Annual Dinner & Auction, November 14

Tickets on-sale NOW!

The USD 428 Education Foundation is proudly celebrating 30 years of philanthropy this Fall! Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Dinner & Auction, scheduled for Thursday, November 14 at the Great Bend Events Center.

Beginning with a cocktail hour at 6:30pm, the event includes a “walking buffet,” featuring some of Great Bend’s best eats and treats from a variety of local restaurants and caterers. The Great Bend High School Orchestra will provide entertainment. Foundation trustees are now in the process of collecting auction items, which include one-of-a-kind Panther experiences, hand-made items and other unique pieces. Tickets are $50 per person and sponsorships are also available. Patrons are invited to buy your tickets online today, or contact Andrea Bauer at or by phone, 620-793-1500 for more information.

Founded in 1989, the USD 428 Education Foundation has awarded nearly $400,000 in mini-grants to positively impacted teachers and students in the classroom and beyond. The foundation provides an ideal opportunity for alumni, parents, community, businesses and other supporters of our schools to make great things happen in education.