Saturday, June 6, 2009

Another Successful Chess Tournament Fund-Raiser!

On Saturday, May 30th, Hough Street School Chess Club held a very successful chess tournament at Hough Street School in Barrington, IL as a fund-raiser for Meher. Thank you to the many people who volunteered their time to make this possible, also to all of the families and children who participated and continue to support Meher. Special thanks to Hough Street School Chess Club for hosting the tournament, and Grandmaster Yury Shulman, Maggie Gruber (teacher at Hough Street School), Brian Gruber (our film-maker), Pradip Sethi, and Kiran Frey.

Also thank you to the following supporters for their generous donations:
Virginia Golembiewski
Sam Oliver
Debra Bakal
Ted Fountas and Andrea Olness
Jonathan Nyland and Kelly Logue
Janet Zullo
The Kolasinski Family
Gierlach Family
Regina and James Roland
Mona Juneja
Quest Academy, which raised funds through another Chess Tournament

Here are some images from the tournament at Hough Street School:

Some of our many volunteers sell food at the tournament.

Children concentrating on their next move.

GM Yury Shulman autographs a copy of his book.

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