LHS fundraiser raises $9,000 for Highland Park July Fourth Fund

The results are in, and Libertyville High School is proud to share that it will be donating $9,000 to the Highland Park Foundation's July Fourth Fund following the recent Cats Care Fundraiser Benefit.

During the Aug. 5 event, approximately 300 kindergarten through eighth grade participants traveled through five stations of games and activities led by LHS athletes, coaches and staff, including soccer, an obstacle course, kickball, volleyball and capture the flag.

More than 80 LHS student-athletes volunteered to run stations and be group leaders. Twenty-one coaches and staff volunteers ran stations, assisted with registration, set up stations, etc.

Those coaches included: Casey Dugan, Erin Vance, John Woods, Thomas Koulentes, Laura Govorchin, Madeline Bollinger, John Fischl, Megan Wolter, Kevin Thunholm, Vince DeLuca, Valerie Van Roeyen, Matt Thompson, Dan Harrington, Brian Zyrkowski, Dan Henneberry, Brady Sullivan, Dana Brady, Sara Keefe, Sydney Seyter, Tiffany Owens and Greg Loika.

The event was developed and coordinated by LHS Varsity Dance Coach Casey Dugan and Varsity Cheer Coach Erin Vance.

Sports 11 in Libertyville donated the Cats Care T-shirts for the event, which are still available for purchase in the LHS Spirit Store and main office. Proceeds from the sale of those shirts will be made as an additional donation to the fund.

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