THIS YEAR WE ARE GOING VIRTUAL
Although we will not be having the event in person, we still have a lot in store for you. Social Distancing will not keep us from having a great time this year.
Please consider registering and continuing your support of our cause. All registrants receive a commemorative face mask. Look back for information on how to get your race goodies. Registration will remain open until the scheduled race day (September 13th, 2020). At that time, all registered participants will have the opportunity to complete a 5K in the safety and comfort of their own neighborhood. You will receive an email that day with instructions on submitting your time. You will then be ranked and scored much like a traditional run! You can do your 5K on September 13th, or you will have 1 week to complete the 5K on your own.
The Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation hopes to raise funds to provide scholarships to Sandburg athletes as well as providing resources to Orland Park and the surrounding community.
The Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation will once again pledge part of our net proceeds to the University of Chicago Medicine. More specifically, to the clinical research performed by Dr. Blase Polite. Dr. Polite specifically treated Jane through her illness and the Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation, in appreciation for all that Dr. Polite did for Jane, would like to support his innovative research in his battle against colon cancer.
The Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation is a non-for-profit foundation which strives to provide resources to Carl Sandburg students and surrounding community so that more warriors with the Jane Caliendo spirit, pride and purpose can be fostered through high school and given the skills, resiliency and pride to make a difference in our community as adults.
Even though we won’t be together this year, we hope you will consider signing up and participating or donating to our event. Thanks to all of our past participants and sponsors over the last 5 years; we can’t do this without YOU.
Don’t forget to sign up for out annual 5k walk/run. It will be here before you know it. Bring your family and friends to this fun event.
DON’T DELAY SIGN UP TODAY!!!!
All of us from the Jane Memorial Foundation would like to thank all of you for helping us raise money and keep the spirit of Jane alive. The 3rd annual Walk/Run was another success on a gorgeous day. We had a wonderful turn out of family and friends both old and new. The showing from Carl Sandburg was amazing with students who never got the chance to meet Jane stepping up and organizing teams for the race. That is a perfect example of the Warrior’s Spirit.
To find your race time (runners only) please go to IT’S RACE TIME!!!
We would like to congratulate this year’s male winner Ethan Miranda-Gale and our female winner Alexandra Holdefer. Everyone is a winner though as everyone showed pride, determination and support for their community and this foundation. Please look to our events page for all of our age group winners and congratulate a friend.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE; WE CAN NOT CONTINUE THIS WITHOUT YOU.
WE CAN’T WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR
SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR…
THE POSA EAGLES
THIS EVENT COULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT OUR SPONSORS
The Palos Orland Swim Association (POSA) Eagles Swim Team is a year round competitive age-group swim team for swimmers from age 5 – 18. POSA is offered to residents of School District 230, living within the boundaries of Carl Sandburg High School. POSA is the main feeder program for the High School Swim Team.
CHECK OUT MORE ABOUT POSA EAGLE BY VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!!!!
Spread the word, create your teams, start your training. It’s time for the annual Jane Caliendo 5K run/walk.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10th
We encourage you to register for this event by September 1 to guarantee your t-shirt size. If we receive your registration after that date, we will try very hard to get your correct size.
Early Registration is open until September 9th @ 4:00pm. Cost is $30.00. Please visit our race website to sign up.
Race Day Registration will be from 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Cost is $35.00 We will be accepting cash, check and credit cards.
Attention!!! Attention!! Read all about it!!
The winners of the 2017 Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation Scholarship have been announced.
After much deliberation over the many over-achieving, highly qualified leaders of the Sandburg Athletic community the committee awarded Marty Blake and Aidan Farley the scholarships. They both exhibit the unique set qualities that Jane exhibited throughout her life and her teaching. They exhibit these qualities not only throughout their sport but throughout their community as well.
On behalf of the Jane Caliendo Memorial Foundation and the Scholarship committee we want to wish all applicants and the rest of the senior class the best in their collegiate adventures.
Because of you……
A brand new Video Board and Timing System were installed over last summer. This could not have been done without everyone’s hard work, dedication and donations. Current and future students, faculty, swimmers and families will always be able to remember Jane and live with Pride and Purpose.
On Behalf of the Jane Caliendo Foundation committee we wanted to say thank you for everything you have done this year. Whether it was a donation or helping with an event or simply helping a neighbor, you made a difference.
This year has been a successful one with the Dedication of the new Jane Caliendo Aquatics Center at Sandburg. Over the summer the new Aquatics Center received a donation of a new Video Board and Timing System. We had another successful 5K walk/run on a beautiful day. Donations have been generous all year and for that we Thank you.
Keep coming to our website for future updates on our annual 5K and donations opportunities. We will also be updating you on our scholarship winners; where they are and how they are living like Warriors.
May the New Year bring you joy and happiness.
Carl Sandburg’s Pool has officially been dedicated to Jane.
Jane’s spirit, encouragement and inspiration will forever be in the heart of Sandburg. Current students remember her and Future student will learn about her. She pushed her students to go the extra mile; to think outside the box. The new Aquatics Center reminds everyone one person can touch and change so many lives.
Because of you the Foundation was able to donation an new top of the line Video Board and Timing System for the Jane Caliendo Aquatics Center. Pictures are on our EVENTS page.
“Hope you woke up with pride and purpose because that’s what warriors do. BAM!”