Eating Out for a Cause

Did you know that just by going out to lunch or dinner you could raise money for your favorite organization?  What we refer to as a "Dine-Out" has also been called a "Dine and Share," "Dining for Dollars," or "Food for Funds."  Whatever you call it, it's a tasty way to make money!...more

Your Volunteer Time is Money

Numerous local companies recognize volunteer time through the donation of cash grants to non-profits in which their employees volunteer. This means that for each hour of your volunteer time, your employer may donate funds to support Lantern Lane PTO. The PTO is a non-profit 501(3)c organization.Listed below are some companies who participate in this type of program. This is just a partial list.  Check with your HR department to find out the company requirements....more

Spirit Sticks!

This year the PTO is trying a new incentive program at school – introducing Spirit Sticks! ...more

I Forgot to Say 'No'

This morning the middle school had its first PTO meeting of the new school year.  Being the good mother that I am, I got up at 5:30 this morning, took a shower, got the kids up, fed them breakfast, made lunches, got them off on the bus and finished getting ready for my meeting....more