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Helzbergs to speak at USD 204 Rise and Shine Breakfast

April 20, 2015

The USD 204 Education Foundation has announced its keynote speakers for this year’s Rise and Shine Breakfast will be Barnett and Shirley Helzberg of Helzberg Diamonds.

Shirley Helzberg grew up in Leavenworth County and attended school in Bonner Springs. She is a member of the Bonner Springs High School Hall of Fame as a BSHS 1959 graduate.

The Rise and Shine Breakfast is set for 7:10 a.m., with the program to begin at 7:45 a.m., May 21 at the cafeteria in BSHS. The annual event serves as a fundraiser for scholarships for USD 204 students, education grants for teachers and other programs benefiting the district. The event also will feature a music performance from the Bonner Springs Elementary Choir, scholarship presentations and other recognitions.

Tickets for the event are $25 for individuals and $250 for table sponsors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 913-422-5600 or by emailing


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