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”Preschool of the Arts is a gift, one for which our family will be eternally thankful. For three years, Preschool of the Arts, our second family, has granted us with many gifts: an unparalleled education, an immense sense of security, gentle guidance and Sextons.giffriendship, love, laughter and so much more.

With honor, we have watched Preschool of the Arts grow from a small, first-year school, to a thriving three-time Southwest Florida Choice Award winner! We could not be more proud to be a part of and support the most deserving and influential group of educators and staff.

Already, with one more year of gratitude to share in this incredible experience, we get butterflies in our stomachs when we think about the day our daughter has to say goodbye to move on to the next chapter in her education. But, fortunately, we have one more child who will give us three more years of this glorious gift of Preschool of the Arts."

With love.
Liddy and Dan Sexton

”Pre-school of the Arts is such a special place from the moment you arrive you can’t help but notice the warm nurturing and supportive environment for both parents and most importantly for your children. As a parent all you can wish is that those you entrustHeart-Pic-masters.png to educate your children do so with the love and commitment shown at the Pre-School of the Arts. Preschool of the Arts provides all this and more and truly provides the perfect start to our children’s educational life, a strong foundation that will last a lifetime.

With the continuing support of parents through the Circle of Hearts Preschool of the Arts is able to enrich the school and the experiences it provides for our children.”

Sarah and Neil Masters

”When my husband and I, Ron, heard that Chabad Naples had purchased a new building in the "heart" of the city of Naples, we were thrilled for the possibilities for our Jewish community and the greater Naples community as well. We toured the facility with Rabbi Zaklos and learned of the plans for the Preschool of the Arts. Immediately Heart-Pic-Levine.gifwe knew we wanted our Family to be part of this preschool by contributing and enrolling our son as one of the school's first students. Both of our parents have strong ties to education and philanthropy and we saw this as a way to honor them as well as contribute to our community.

Ettie Zaklos has done an amazing job developing, implementing and growing the Preschool of the Arts. The special touches Ettie has added made for an unforgettable time for our son. His favorite experiences include the Friday morning tradition of making Challah and celebrating Shabbat with his teachers and friends and of course, Morah Ettie.

Please join Ettie, Rabbi Zaklos and our Family in the Circle of Hearts for the Preschool of the Arts and donate so our community can continue to benefit from this very special place.”

Beth and Dr. Ronald Levine

”It began as a social conversation, such as, “How are things going?” when I learned of the great need for funds to start the construction of a new classroom for the Preschool of the Arts, for the School Year 2012-13. It was June and school would Heart-Pic-Glassman.gifbegin in August. The children were enrolled but sufficient space was lacking.

Is there anything more worthwhile than the education of a child? If you can help, would there be any better feeling of satisfaction? Familiar with the Preschool of the Arts and the programs that were being offered, I was totally confident in funding the classroom and knew my late husband Alex would have shared my feelings. As the construction and renovation took place, I was thrilled to drop in, watch the progress, and share the total excitement when the Cute Cassatt classroom opened on time. The excitement and pride of being able to help never wears off.”

Carol Glassman


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