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Amazing Progress!!

Amazing Progress!! The buildings have windows. The classrooms have desks. The dormitory has bed frames. The first contingent of students will soon occupy the semi-finished buildings! There is still loads of work to do and basic essentials to fund: doors, text books, science equipment, the entire muddy grounds, fixtures, food, mattresses and so much more, [...]

By |2020-01-22T18:27:17+00:00January 20th, 2020|events-blog|0 Comments

An Evening with Friends at HiHO Brewery

Join us at HiHO!  On Thursday evening Aug 22nd, HiHO Brewing (1707 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH) will be hosting FRE from 5:30-9:30.  Stop by for a beer, try out the new food offerings (Pizza Kitchen now open, dough and sauces made from scratch daily), and learn about the latest progress made on the happenings [...]

By |2020-01-29T16:44:48+00:00July 26th, 2019|events-blog|0 Comments

Summer 2019- What’s Happening with FRE?

Hi friends- Happy summer.  We are so excited about the progress made on the construction of the school in Rwanda.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the pictures on  our website (FriendsofRwandanEd.org) or our Facebook page, please do so, and you’ll see why we are so excited.  Thanks to all who are [...]

By |2019-06-05T14:49:27+00:00June 5th, 2019|events-blog|0 Comments

Run For Rwanda

Join us for a Hudson, Ohio run like no other! Run for Rwanda will take place Father's Day weekend - Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 8:30am. Sign up here: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Hudson/RunforRwandaHudson.    Lace up with Dad, and get ready to run on a beautiful trail through Hudson Springs Park, adjacent to Seton Catholic School. Loop [...]

By |2019-05-15T12:11:15+00:00April 10th, 2019|events-blog|0 Comments

Building Underway—the RWANDAN way!

Building Underway—the RWANDAN way! We are VERY excited to share our enthusiasm for the long awaited beginning of the building of St. Antoine’s Secondary School! And according to Fr. Jean, boots on the scene, he wants us to know that the construction in Rwanda will be very different from typical construction in the [...]

By |2019-04-10T11:30:50+00:00January 24th, 2019|events-blog|0 Comments

Wine Tasting @ THE WINE MILL 10.18.18

Friends of Rwandan Education WINE TASTING BENEFIT with FR. JEAN BOSCO 4 small plates with 4 wine tastings for $50 Thursday, October 18th 6:30-8:30 PM The Wine Mill 4964 Akron Cleveland Road Peninsula, Ohio Limited Seating – RSVP by October 15th to akpaulus3@yahoo.com Pay at the door – MC & Visa accepted. [...]

By |2019-04-10T11:31:02+00:00October 2nd, 2018|events-blog|0 Comments

Fr. Jean is Visiting: See his schedule here

The FRE Board of Directors is pleased to announce a fall visit with Fr. Jean!  He arrived on Wednesday, September 13.  He will be praying Mass and preaching at different parishes and locations throughout the dioceses of Cleveland and Youngstown.  Confirmed dates are as follows: September 23:  St. Mary, Chardon, all Masses September 26:  [...]

By |2019-04-10T11:31:11+00:00September 5th, 2018|events-blog|0 Comments


On Monday, July 31st, we held our 2nd Annual Concert at the HiHo Brewing Co. in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.  Our thanks to Ali & Jon Hovan, owners; to Kira & Jeff, Worship Leaders at Immaculate Heart of Mary; to all our patrons who came out to enjoy a great summer night of fabulous beer, [...]

By |2019-04-10T11:31:19+00:00May 15th, 2018|events-blog|0 Comments

Wine Tasting Event a Huge Success!

Wine Tasting Social A Huge Success! FRE hosted our first wine tasting social on Friday, April 20th from 7-9 PM at 750ML Wines in Brecksville. The cost was $40 per person, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting FRE’s construction project of St. Antoinne’s School in Rwanda. Our thanks to a great turn-out of [...]

By |2019-04-10T11:31:49+00:00May 9th, 2018|events-blog|0 Comments
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