2012-10-11 / Island Life

Foundation raises $115,000

Money will be used for grants for Port Aransas schools
Staff photos byDan Parker


Clockwise from upper right: A mariachi band plays for the crowd; folks view items in an art auction; flanked by Kelly Owens and Robin Krenek, Brenda Owens holds up a $3,500 diamond bracelet she won; Brittany Scott, left, and Wendy Moore show university-styled bicycles that went up for auction; and Jim Cravens bids on an artpiece. (He later made the winning bid of $7,500.) Clockwise from upper right: A mariachi band plays for the crowd; folks view items in an art auction; flanked by Kelly Owens and Robin Krenek, Brenda Owens holds up a $3,500 diamond bracelet she won; Brittany Scott, left, and Wendy Moore show university-styled bicycles that went up for auction; and Jim Cravens bids on an artpiece. (He later made the winning bid of $7,500.) Fiesta in October raised $115,000, a new record, for the Port Aransas Education Foundation.

The fundraiser packed the Civic Center on the evening of Friday, Oct. 5.

The money will be distributed to Port Aransas schools in the form of grants for programs and materials not funded by school budgets.





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