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Special Thanks

Although Team 228's primary sponsors are crucial to our team, there are many more smaller, "behind the scenes" people and companies that help our team. Whether they donate supplies, meals, or help volunteer and/or organize, these individuals and companies are important to the everyday running of our team. Gus Robotics Team 228 would like to extend a very special thanks the following companies and individuals for their donations and contributions to the team:

Dharma Yoga

2011 • $25 Donation

Dharma Yoga donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Coldstone Creamery

2010 • $634 Donation

Coldstone Creamery donated $634 from fundraiser events to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Ye Corner Spirits

2010 • $25 Donation

Ye Corner Spirits made a donation of $25 to be used towards the team's travel expenses in the 2010 season.

Maloney High School Dress-down Day

2010 • $130 Donation

The faculty of Maloney High donated $130 from Dress-Down proceeds to our team to be used towards travel expenses in the 2010 season.

Boy Scouts of America Troop 2 - Wallingford

2010 • $14 Donation

Troop 2 donated $14 to the team to be used towards the team's Pep Club expenses.

Oakdale Music Theater Fundraiser

2010 • $140.84 Donation

The Oakdale Music Theater held a fundraiser event for Gus Robotics with profit totaling $140, which will be used towards the team's registration for robotic events in the 2010 season.

Karen Boeglin Avon Fundraiser

2010 • $175 Donation

Karen held an Avon fundraiser for the team at our pasta dinner in January. Her donation of $175 will be used towards robot expenses in the 2010 season.

Paul Petit

2010 • $25 Donation

Paul Petit donated $25 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Kathi Gorman

2010 • $21 Donation

Kathi collected $21 to donate to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

WPI Travel Grant

2010 • $250 Travel Grant

After applying, Gus received a $250 travel grant which helped us cover the cost of hotels for the WPI regional.

Northeast Utilities Travel Grant

2010 • $500

Gus applied for and received a $500 travel grant which we use towards travel and rooming expenses.

Anthony Tomassetti

2010 • $50 donation

Anthony Tomassetti donated $50 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Mark Benigni

2010 • $25 Donation

Mark Benigni donated $25 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Rich Pulaski

2010 • $10 Donation

Rich Pulaski donated $10 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Dolores Gudain

2010 • $25 Donation

Dolores Gudain donated $25 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Duddie Automotive

2010 • $35 Donation

Duddie Automotive made a $35 donation to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Fred Andrulat

2010 • $100 Donation

Fred Andrulat made a $100 donation to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Matthew Dominello

2010 • $25 Donation

Matthew Dominello donated $25 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Connecticut Sporting Arms, LLC

2010 • $100 Donation

CT Sporting Arms, LLC made a $100 donation to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Pauline Waters

2010 • $200 Donation

Pauline Waters donated $200 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Ellen Waters

2010 • $200 Donation

Ellen Waters donated $200 to Gus to be used towards travel expenses to the Championship event in April.

Denver Boyd

2010 • $20 Donation

Denver donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Meriden Police Benevolent Association

2010 • $150 Donation

Meriden Police Benevolent Association donated $150 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

RTC Used Appliance LLC

2010 • $20 Donation

RTC Used Appliance LLC donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Alpha Graphics

2010 • $10 Donation

Alpha Graphics donated $10 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Peggy Gallant

2010 • $20 Donation

Mrs. Gallant donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Daniel R Brunet

2010 • $15 Donation

Mr. Brunet donated $15 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Amy M O'Donnell

2010 • $50 Donation

Mrs. O'Donnell donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

United Oil Recovery, Inc.

2010 • $500 Donation

United Oil Recovery, Inc. donated $500 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Meriden Federation of Teachers

2010 • $50 Donation

Meriden Federation of Teachers donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Roman Oil Company Inc.

2010 • $25 Donation

Roman Oil Company Inc. donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

John and Judy Hyde

2010 • $50 Donation

The Hyde's donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Wilcox Tech. PTO

2010 • $50 Donation

Wilcox Tech PTO donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Sharon Palmari

2010 • $10 Donation

Mrs. Palmari donated $10 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

William and Laurellee Buckley

2010 • $20 Donation

The Buckley's donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Andrew Taddei

2010 • $50 Donation

Mr. Taddei donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Hunter's Pool Center Inc.

2010 • $25 Donation

Hunter's Pool Center Inc. donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Quinnipiac Valley Energy Corporation

2010 • $50

Quinnipiac Valley Energy Corporation donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven

2010 • $1000 Grant

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven donated $1000 grant to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot seasons.

Meriden Lions Welfare Project, Inc.

2010 • $500 Grant

Meriden Lions Welfare Project, Inc. donated a $500 grant to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Urban Outfitters

2010 • $1000 Donation

Urban Outfitters donated $1000 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Marcie Pagini

2010 • $20 Donation

Mrs. Pagini donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Four Corners Pizza

2010 • $200 Donation

Four Corners Pizza donated $200 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Middletown Mosse Lodge #1547

2010 • $100 Donation

Middletown Mosse Lodge #1547 donated $100 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Rexam Plastic Services Co.

2010 • $200 Donation

Rexam Plastic Services Co. donated $200 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

NN Acquisition LLC

2010 • $100 Donation

NN Acquisition LLC donated $100 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Beatrice Moore

2010 • $25 Donation

Beatrice Moore donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

In Memory of Josephine McBride

2010 • $20 Donation

$20 was donated to the team in memory of Josephine McBride to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Lillian Ianuzzi

2010 • $25 Donation

Lillian Ianuzzi donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Meriden Kiwanis Club

2010 • $150 Donation

The Meriden Kiwanis Club donated $150 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Joseph Ostering

2010 • $250 Donation

Joseph Ostering donated $250 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

R&R Auto

2010 • $25 Donation

R&R Auto donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Professional Vision Center

2010 • $50 Donation

The Professional Vision Center donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Arthur and Sally Dutra, Jr.

2010 • $30 Donation

Arthur and Sally Dutra, Jr. donated $30 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Arthur and Joy Dutra, III

2010 • $140 Donation

Arthur and Joy Dutra, III donated $140 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Bob's Magic

2010 • $25 Donation

Bob's Magic donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

The Dutra family

2010 • $25 Donation

The Dutra family donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Car Quest

2010 • $25 Donation

Car Quest donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Wasserman, Zabel, & Huskes PC

2010 • $25 Donation

Wasserman, Zabel, & Huskes PC donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Bazaar Creations

2010 • $20 Donation

Bazaar Creations donated $20 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Wendy J. Toole, M.D.

2010 • $200 Donation

Wendy J. Toole, M.D. donated $200 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Deborah L. Thebold

2010 • $25 Donation

Deborah L. Thebold donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

McDonald's of Meriden #2

2010 • $100 Donation

McDonald's of Meriden #2 donated $100 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Jeanette K. Gorman

2010 • $75 Donation

Jeanette K. Gorman donated $75 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Civali Brothers Auto

2010 • $25 Donation

Civali Brothers Auto donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Speed Print

2010 • $25 Donation

Speed Print donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Valencia Discount Liquor & Wine Shop

2010 • $25 Donation

Valencia Discount Liquor & Wine Shop donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Bob's Package Store

2010 • $25 Donation

Bob's Package Store donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Squire Travel

2010 • $50 Donation

Squire Travel donated $50 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

GE Foundation

2010 • $575 Donation

The GE Foundation donated $575 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Hen House BBQ

2010 • $30 Donation

Hen House BBQ donated $30 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Lund Associates

2010 • $300 Donation

Lund Associates donated $300 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Chris and Heidi Boyd

2010 • $25 Donation

Chris and Heidi Boyd donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Albert and Rose Olschefski

2010 • $25 Donation

Albert and Rose Olschefski donated $25 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Thomas and Amy Bishop

2010 • $68.28 Donation

Thomas and Amy Bishop donated $68.28 to the team to be used towards expenses in the 2010-2011 robot season.

Mountain Dew

2009 • Mountain Dew and Tee Shirts

Mountain Dew donated twenty five "Mountain Dew Maniac" tee shirts to the students on our team, in addition to fifteen 12-packs of Mountain Dew and various other Mountain Dew apparel.

Wilcox Tech PTO

2009 • $50 Donation

The Wilcox Tech PTO donated $50 to our team for help covering our expenses.

Joy Dutra

2009 • $500 Donation

Joy Dutra made a $100 donation to the team, to be used towards summer team activities and a $37 donation to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Eric Eichorn

2009 • $50 Donation

Eric Eichorn of the Quinnipiac Valley Audubon Society donated $50 to our team.

Karen Boeglin

2009 • $163 in Avon Sales

Karen Boeglin donated $163 in Avon sales to the team that was raised at our annual pasta dinner in January.

Maloney Teaching Staff

2009 • Dress Down Day Profits

Maloney teachers donated one of their Dress Down Day profits, totaling $87, to Gus Robotics.

Wendy J. Toole, MD

2009 • $200 Donation

Wendy J. Toole, MD made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Jason P. Tremblay

2009 • $25 Donation

Jason donated $25 to the team, to be used towards a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

John and Judy Hyde

2009 • $40 Donation

The Hydes donated $40, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Phil Brazauski

2009 • $10 Donation

Phil donated $10 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Les' Ice Cream

2009 • $10 Donation

Les' Ice Cream donated $10 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Josephine McBride

2009 • $20 Donation

Josephine McBride donated $20 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

The Sauza Family

2009 • $370 Donation

The Sauza Family donated $370 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Roman Oil Company, Inc.

2009 • $25 Donation

The Roman Oil Company, Inc. donated $25 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Albert and Rose Olschefski

2009 • $100 Donation

The Olschefski's donated $100 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Valencia Shop

2009 • $50

The Valencia Shop donated $50 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Christopher and Heidi Boyd

2009 • $50 Donation

The Boyd's donated $50 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Nolson Inc. Nelson Family Campground

2009 • $50 Donate

Nolson Inc. Nelson Family Campground donated $50 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Meriden Travel Bureau Inc.

2009 • $25

Meriden Travel donated $25 to the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Tina Dutra

2009 • $89 Donation

Tina raised $76.21 for the team, to be used for a second FRC competition during the 2010 season.

Ellen Waters-Thomas

2009 • $30 Donation

Ellen Waters-Thomas made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Feldman Orthodontics

2009 • $25 Donation

Feldman Orthodontics made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Skyview Convalescent & Rehab

2009 • $100 Donation

Skyview Convalescent & Rehab Center made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Bryan Ragaini

2009 • $500 in VEX supplies

Bryan Ragaini made this generous donationto the team to help the team make awesome VEX robots every year.

Salonathaniel - Nathaniel Battone

2009 • $100 Donation

Salonathaniel - Nathaniel Battone made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Plaza Service Center Inc.

2009 • $500 Donation

Plaza Service Center made a generous donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season. We thank you greatly!

James and Catherine McBride

2009 • $10 Donation

The McBride's made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

William and Jennifer Straub

2009 • $25 Donation

The Straub's made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Arthur Dutra III

2009 • Ryobi Cordless Tool Set

Art Dutra III donated a Ryobi 12 volt cordless lithium ion tool set to the Gus Robotics team, so they can build winning robots.

Northeastern Communications & Electric, LLC

2009 • $50 Donation

Northeastern Communications & Electric, LLC made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season.

Platt High School Faculty and Staff

2009 • $287 Donation

Platt High School Faculty and Staff made a donation to our team, to be used for a second competition for the 2010 season. This was raised by the means of a Dress Down Friday.

Ben Piecuch

2008 • Vex Robotics Design System Kit

After having served as our primary team engineer since 2003, Ben Piecuch moved to Rhode Island to pursue a new job. Upon leaving, Ben donated a Vex Robotics kit, a Vex Wheel Encoder kit, and a Vex battery kit to our team.

The Boeglin Family

2008 • Arbor Press and Broach Set

The Boeglin Family donated $500 to our team to be used towards the purchase of an arbor press and broach kit. The addition of these pieces of equipment to our team greatly expands the abilities of our team to create mechanisms, gearboxes, and anything else with shafts, pressed bearings, etc.

FLEXcon

2008 • Vinyl for Vinyl Cutter

FLEXcon donated over 200 pounds of white, black, and silver vinyl to our team. This vinyl was used with our vinyl cutter to make signs and banners for our team.

CBIA Education Foundation

2007 • Technology Grant

The CBIA Education Foundation granted our team funds to improve workforce competitiveness among high school students. This money was used for our team for teaching our students about the design and fabrication process, from an idea, to a CAD model, to a completed part. We achieved this with our first iteration of our CNC sheet metal robot frame, which was manufactured in association our team sponsor with R&D Precision.

Joy Dutra

2006 • Vex Robotics Design System Kit

Since 2006 was our team's first year involved in the FIRST Vex Challenge, we needed to purchase a large number of parts and components in order to get our FVC team started. Knowing that our team could use a nice donation, Mrs. Dutra, the mother of two of the students on our team, donated one complete Vex Robotics Starter Kit (worth $299) to our team.

Lyon and Billard

2006 • Lumber Supplies

Lyons and Billard has graciously donated lumber supplies to our team for the construction of the Vex Playing Field and our 2006 Robot Cart. These lumber supplies included a dozen 4' by 4' sheets of 1/2" plywood, 1" pine boards, and 2x4's.

Colony Glass, Inc

2006 • Polycarbonate (Lexan) Sheets

Colony Glass Inc. of Wallingford, Connecticut graciously donated to our team $300 dollars worth of 1/4" polycarbonate sheets. These polycarbonate sheets were used to construct the 2006 Vex Playing Field.

Logan Steel Inc.

2004 • Aluminum Stock

Logan Steel donated aluminum stock to our team, which was used to fabricate our 2004 and 2005 competition robots.


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