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LAEF's 2019-20 King & Queen of Hearts Campaign


Thank you to our amazing sponsors! They support education in our community and deserve your patronage!

Click HERE to view 2019-20 sponsorship flyer!

The 7th annual King & Queen of Hearts Campaign

December 2019-February 2020

What?  LAEF accepts nominations and selects a King and/or Queen to honor and serve serve as the LAEF royal ambassador for the year!

2019-20 Royal Queen of Hearts is

George & Linda Sagen – parents of Griffin graduates – CROWNED KING & QUEEN!

When? The newly selected King and/or Queen will be crowned at the Royal Ball and Coronation gala on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at The Grand in Long Beach (4101 E. Willow Street). Business formal attire is recommended. At 6:00, a pre-reception was held for Los Al Leadership Circle members. Cocktails (complimentary champagne), appetizers, and the Silent Auction began at 6:30 p.m. A 3-course Dinner (including wine) and the Live Auction began at 7:45 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the evening. Click here to view the 2020 Royal Ball invitation!

How?  Vote for your favorite couple by donating to LAEF in their name!  Every dollar counts as a vote!

Why?  Proceeds from the campaign will continue to support STEAM project preparation classes, STEAM fairs on all campuses and the district-wide STEAM showcase, as well as elementary school Media Center Teachers and innovative STEAM opportunities at secondary schools. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Math. The district-wide STEAM showcase will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in the LAHS Gym! Check out our “Donate” page for all the details on how LAEF supports educational excellence in our community!

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LAEF’s 2018-19 Royal Court Couples! Paul & Jennifer Rohdenburg, Tony & Rachael DeMarco, George & Linda Sagen (2019 King & Queen) and Jim & Venus Belisle

LAEF’s 2017-18 Royal Court! Craig Chamberlain, Dan Brandt, Geoffrey King (2018 King), Karen Russell, Wendee Close (2018 Queen) and Amy Payne

LAEF’s 2016-17 Royal Court! Joe Maggiore, Kerrie DaVanon (2017 Queen), Brian Leibl (2017 King), Deb Machen, Ginny Ferguson, Tom Rowe and Jeffrey Blancq

LAEF’s 2015-16 Royal Court! Matt Herrick (2016 King), Adriana Preciado-Ziegenbusch (2016 Queen), Diana Hill, Kiva Spiratos, Aaron Roberts, Gina Biri and Dr. Sean Braithwaite

LAEF’s 2014-2015 Royal Court! Jim Klisanin, Jeff Barke, Joe Stilinovich, Tom Lent (2015 King), Tina Heeren (2015 Queen), Coralie Prince, Annie Allen and Shelley Hasselbrink

LAEF’s 2013 Royal Court! Vince Bodiford,  Diana Brunjes – Newton, Meg Cutuli (2013 Queen), Mike Tannourji (2013 King), Trisha Morris, Danny Salas and Justin Padilla