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Bidding for Maple Tree Montessori Tuition Now Open

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Tuition Program Benefits Local Families & Helps Protect Children

A local family has the opportunity to enroll their child at Maple Tree Montessori Academy of Brighton while helping to protect children from Livingston County.

Maple Tree Montessori Academy is donating a one-year preschool tuition to benefit LACASA’s child abuse prevention programs and services.

LACASA is offering the donated tuition through an e-mail bidding process. Bidding is open now and concludes at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014.

Bidding Guidelines

  • The tuition, for morning or afternoon preschool during the 2014 – 2015 school year, is valued at $4587 and is available for new enrollments only
  • A minimum bid for the tuition is $2500, a savings of more than $2000
  • A “buy-it-now” price of $3500 is being offered and the first bid for that amount will automatically result in the sale of the tuition
  • If a “buy-it-now” bid of $3500 is not received, the tuition will go to the person submitting the highest bid of at least $2500 before 5 p.m. on August 29, 2014
  • Submit bids to Deanna Norris at with your name, telephone number and the bid amount; the subject line should read “Maple Tree Tuition”

The Maple Tree tuition is being sold by LACASA and 100 percent of the proceeds will directly support the agency’s child abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and advocacy programs.

Maple Tree has supported child abuse programs in Livingston County with annual tuition donations since 2005, raising in excess of $20,000 to help local children.

Maple Tree Montessori Academy, located on Old U.S. 23 in Brighton, offers preschool, kindergarten and lower elementary curricula. For information about the school and its programs, visit or call (810) 225-8321

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