PEF/Bears Club Overview
Welcome to the Piedmont Educational Foundation, Inc., better known to our loyal following as the Bears Club, the official fund-raising arm of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics. Founded in 1946, the Foundation's primary purpose is to support the scholarship and program costs for the men's and women's intercollegiate athletics of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
The Piedmont Educational Foundation (PEF) coordinates the annual athletic fund-raising program, as well as capital and endowment gifts for Lenoir-Rhyne University athletics. Over 600 alumni, corporations, parents and friends have joined the Foundation and its Bears Club in support of all 20 intercollegiate teams
On June 1, 2007, Lenoir-Rhyne added Men's Tennis and Women's Swimming and added Men's and Women's Lacrosse and Men's Swimming prior to the 2010-11 academic year.
Among the benefits of being a donor to the PEF/Bears Club, one of the most important is the pride and satisfaction of providing a quality education for a young man or woman who has chosen Lenoir-Rhyne University.
All it takes is the desire to be involved and a decision as to the Bears Club Giving Level that best suits your needs and abilities.
2012-13 Piedmont Educational Foundation/Bears Club Officers
Blair E. Cody, III, President
Fred Brown, Vice President
Ryan Edwards, Treasurer
Jon Swift, Immediate Past President
Neill McGeachy, Jr., Executive Director
Matt Peterson, Director of Operations
Martha Wrike, Special Events Director
PEF/Bears Club Full Board members present at the September 22, 2009 meeting.
Check us out on FACEBOOK and become a fan!
Network with other PEF/Bears Club fans as we all support our Lenoir-Rhyne Bears!!!
Let’s stay connected through the week and between games by visiting the PEF/Bears Club Page! You can get in on the action by commenting and posting your own pictures from your favorite LR athletic events. Become a fan today!!!
HOW TO GET CONNECTED –
1. Login to www.facebook.com
2. Perform search: Piedmont Educational Foundation/Bears Club
3. Click on “Become a Fan”
***Please remember, we are here to support our student-athletes and only positive comments will be allowed. All comments and photographs are subject to censoring discretion of the administrator.***